Authentic Simple Spanish Rice

Authentic Simple Spanish Rice

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28 review(s) averaging 4.6. 89% would make again

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Super easy to make Spanish Rice

"Very good and simple mexican rice recipe. The tomato sauce is a little heavy, but not overwhelming, next time I may tone it down a hair. It was definitly a simple, quick, and easy recipe to make for a nice mexican meal! I served it with some black beans, and some leftover tequilla lime grilled chicken, a recipe that I also found from this site!"

- ChefHoss


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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 1 year ago

Going to try putting peppers in next time!! Yummy!
aeblanchette 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

So easy and tasty!!! My family if boys were all fans!
CookinJess33 1 year 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 1 year ago

ynapoo 2 years ago

dhenson001 2 years 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.
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Lilana34 2 years ago

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