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Mexican Fire Rice

Mexican Fire Rice

Tastes like a tamale kinda... or an enchilada, totally love this.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Mexican Fire Rice
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 295 kcal


  • 2 2/3 cups water
  • 1 1/3 cups long grain white rice uncooked
  • 1 lb ground pork breakfast sausage
  • 1 16 ounce jar picante sauce
  • 1 8 ounce container sour cream
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Bring water to boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in the rice, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for approximately 20 minutes.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat brown sausage until no longer pink.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl add cooked rice, cooked sausage, picante sauce, and sour cream. Mix well, place in casserole dish, and top with cheddar cheese.
  5. Bake approximately 20 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Serve with sides of extra picante sauce and sour cream.