Tijuana Kitchen Rice

3 tablespoons canola oil
1 jalapeno, chopped
1 red onion, diced
3 Roma tomatoes, diced
2 cups long-grain rice
3 ounces white wine
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups low-sodium chicken stock
3/4 cup water
3/4 cup tomato sauce
1 teaspoon sea salt
3 green onions, diced
1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco (Mexican cheese)

In a medium sauce add oil, jalapeno, onions and tomatoes. Saute until onions are translucent, then add rice and stir to combine. Saute rice for 3 minutes, deglaze with white wine, then add oregano, cumin, paprika, and black pepper.
Add chicken stock, water and tomato sauce, boil for 1 minute. Then cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Do not lift lid.

Season with salt, then top with green onions and queso fresco. Serve immediately.

Serves: 6-8