Mexican Chicken Fried Rice: Here's The Recipe To Make This Spicy Dish At Home

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Mexican is one of the best and all-time favourite cuisines of people. Here is how to make Mexican chicken fried rice at home in these easy steps. Read more-

Written By Pooja Dhar | Mumbai | Updated On:
Mexican chicken fried rice

Mexican cuisine is one of the best and all-time favourite cuisines of people who love spicy and flavourful food. So, here's how to make fried rice with a Mexican twist at home in these easy steps.

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Mexican chicken fried rice recipe 

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 onion, diced (white or brown)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper / capsicum , diced (about 1 cup)
  • 1 cup tinned black beans (drained)
  • 1 cup tinned corn kernels (drained) 
  • 4 cups cooked rice 
  • Chicken

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Ingredients for the sauce

  • 6 tbsp enchilada sauce (see notes)
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Black pepper

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How do you make it?

  • Combine the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and mix.
  • Heat the oil in a pan over high heat. Add garlic and cook for 10 seconds until fragrant.
  • Add the onion and bell pepper and cook until the onion becomes translucent - about 2 minutes.
  • If you are using uncooked protein, add it and sauté until just cooked through.
  • Add the black beans and corn. If you are using cooked proteins (shredded cooked chicken) add it at the same time. Cook for 1 minute just to heat through.
  • Add the rice and Sauce and stir quickly to coat the rice evenly.
  • Check seasoning and add more salt, as per taste (Amount of salt required depends on the saltiness of the enchilada sauce you are using)
  • Season with black pepper and serve immediately.

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