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What are the core ingredients in Mexican rice?

nooodles | Feb 2, 2005 12:52 PM

I occassionally get a craving for that orange long-grained rice that comes with Mexican food as a side (arroz con frijoles, anyone?), but don't always want to buy a package of the spice powder.

What are the essential ingredients? I assume the color comes from chili powder, but what kind (chipotle, blend, cayenne?).

Does anyone have a simple recipe?

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