Authentic Simple Spanish Rice

Authentic Simple Spanish Rice

28 reviews, 4.6 star(s). 89% would make again

Ready in 25 minutes

Super easy to make Spanish Rice


2 cups uncooked long grain rice
2 cans chicken broth
1 cup water
1 small onion; minced
1 can tomato sauce
1 tablespoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon cumin
2 tablespoons cooking oil

Original recipe makes 6



Brown rice in oil on med-high heat.

Add onions and tomato sauce. Mix well but don't over mix!

Add chicken broth, water, garlic salt and cumin.

Taste for appropriate seasoning (everyone is different!)

Bring to a boil, cover and simmer on med-low heat for about 20 min or until all the water is gone.

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This was OK. I think it would not hurt to add a little more seasoning to it all, just to bring the flavor out. The garlic salt AND the broth makes it too salty I would just use garlic powder. Otherwise not bad.
MauraSpeckt 2y ago

Going to try putting peppers in next time!! Yummy!
aeblanchette 2y ago

Really good! I used olive oil and I used a half can of tomato paste for the recipe (which I split in half). I also used all chicken stock, no water. Fresh garlic gave it a nice flavor too! Will make this again for sure!
mogriff1 2y ago

I added pigeon peas about 2/3 of a can and 1 tablespoon of sliced salad olives. Olive oil about 1/4 cup or so was used to cook rice translucent with onion. At that point, all other ingredients including olives and pigeon peas were added.
Porpo83 2y ago

So easy and tasty!!! My family if boys were all fans!
CookinJess33 2y ago

Cut the recipe in half an it came out amazing. I've attempted Spanish rice before and always failed miserably. I added cumin, garlic, salt, pepper and a little cayenne before simmering.
HeatherAPipkin 2y ago

ynapoo 3y ago

I am the worst cook ever and my mexican american husband introduced me to this. Thank you so much! Now I have something to cook other than baked chicken and pintos! This is soooo good and my 4 kids enjoy it as well.
carlsonrodriguez 3y ago

Lilana34 3y ago

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