Mexican Fried Rice

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recipe by Rani Hansen

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based on 2 ratings

Loaded with chorizo and just the right amount of spicy smokey flavour, the whole family will love this quick and easy weeknight meal.

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recipe updated Jan 13, 2020


  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    about ½ unit (68g)
  • Green beans icon
    Green beans
    150g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Chorizo icon
    1 cup
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Cilantro icon
    4 tbsp (about 7g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    2 tsp (10ml)
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Paprika icon
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Chili powder icon
    Chili powder
    1 pinch
  • Cooked rice icon
    Cooked rice
    250g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Crushed tomatoes icon
    Crushed tomatoes
    400g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Corn kernels icon
    Corn kernels
    125g (about ¾ cup)


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  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Plate

Step preview

  1. Add olive oil to a clean frying pan
  2. Heat in frying pan - medium-high heat
  3. Add red onion, green beans and chorizo to the frying pan
  4. Add garlic clove to the frying pan
  5. Cook in frying pan while stirring occasionally - 5 min
  6. Add ground cumin, paprika, chili powder, cooked rice, crushed tomatoes and corn kernels to the frying pan
  7. Stir until well combined
  8. Cook in frying pan until heated through - 5 min
  9. Stir cilantro into the frying pan
  10. Divide rice between 2 plates
  11. Top with cilantro
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