This is how we Mexicans from California make our rice. We call it Spanish rice, not mexican rice! I didn't hear the term "mexican rice" until I moved to the midwest. This is how all of my family make the rice, aunts and grandmother alike.
Replacing chicken broth with veggie broth. Omg I hope this really is like Mexican restaurant rice! Recreate Restaurant-Style Mexican Rice at home in your oven. This fool-proof method starts with fresh vegetables and ends with fluffy grains every time.
The Best Spanish Rice Recipe This is pretty close to my spanish rice. However my mom never added canned veggies or cilantro or cumin. Fresh garlic and diced tomato or canned sometimes instead of tomato sauce. Yours sounds delicious yoo