Spanish Rice. Spanish rice is the perfect accompaniment to Mexican foods, chicken, or just about anything. This simple recipe uses chicken broth and chunky salsa to transform plain white rice into a marvelous side dish. Spanish rice is essentially a rice pilaf, but with southwestern flavorings.
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, heat oil. I LOVE Spanish Rice (aka MexicanRice)! I love this family heritage so much, and am especially grateful that my family has taught me to make delicious Mexican food. You can cook Spanish Rice using 6 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Spanish Rice
- It’s 2 Cups of uncooked white rice.
- It’s 2 Cups of chicken broth.
- Prepare 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
- You need 2-14.5 oz. of cans stewed or diced tomatoes.
- Prepare 1/4 of large onion diced.
- Prepare 1 of hint of garlic.
A friend of mine makes a wonderful spanish rice and i couldnt get her on the phone so i looked this one up. I was very happy with my decision. My whole family loved this recipe. You'll find my easy Spanish rice is better than any found in grocery stores.
Spanish Rice step by step
- Place oil in pan and heat. I use an 8 qt. kettle or 3 qt. skillet. (You will need a lid).
- Brown rice well in pan while stirring. After the rice has browned, stir in your diced onion and garlic. Saute for a minute..
- Add 1 can of tomatoes and all of chicken broth to rice. Stir. Cover. Let simmer for 20 minutes..
- Uncover and stir in 2nd can of tomatoes while rice is still hot..
- Season to your liking with salt and pepper. Rice should be firm, but not dry..
Best of all, it can be prepared in the same amount of time as those so-called "quick and easy" boxes. —Anne Yaeger, Washington DC, Washington Homemade Spanish Rice. It's easy to make authentic restaurant style Spanish rice at home! Spanish Rice also known as Mexican Rice is an easy side dish that goes perfectly with tacos, burritos and enchiladas. For me I can't have tacos without beans and rice. One cook's "Spanish" rice is another's "Mexican." Whatever the name, the result is more or less the same: an orange pilaf-style rice flavored with onion and garlic and flecked with carrot.