Okinawa Taco Rice with Beans, Cheese & Bacon

Okinawa Japan Taco Rice Recipe with Black Beans, Cheese, Tomatoes and BACON!

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Okinawa, Japan Taco Rice Recipe with Black Beans, Cheese, Tomatoes and BACON! Makes a great casserole, it’s easy to make and it tastes AMAZING.



Taco Rice Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups short-grain rice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 packet of taco seasoning (recipe below)
  • 15 ounces (1 can) tomato sauce
  • 24 dashes hot sauce
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups lettuce or arugula
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 ounces (about 8 slices) bacon, well-cooked
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 cup crushed tortilla chips or Doritos
  • Sour cream
  • Salsa

Taco Seasoning Ingredients for 1 Packet of Seasoning:

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano


How to cook taco rice:

  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan on medium heat. Sauté onion until soft and translucent, but not browned, about 6-8 minutes.
  3. Add 1/2 packet of taco seasoning and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomato sauce and hot sauce and cook until heated throughout.
  4. Layer rice on serving plates or in a casserole dish. Top with the tomato-onion mixture, then the black beans, lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, bacon, avocado and crushed chips.
  5. Serve with sour cream and salsa.

How to make taco seasoning (recipe for 1 packet of seasoning):

  1. Mix all spices together in a small bowl. Mixture will keep for several weeks in an airtight container at room temperature.

Keywords: Taco Rice, Okinawa Taco Rice, Japanese Fusion Recipe, Okinawa Japan Food