Tasty Spanish Rice

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This recipe for Tasty Spanish Rice rivals anything you can get in a restaurant.


Tasty Spanish Rice

If you like the kind of Spanish Rice served in Mexican restaurants, you will LOVE this recipe. Browning the rice gives it that fluffy and nutty taste that makes it so good. Tasty Spanish Rice is a quick, delicious side dish that’s as easy as cooking a pot of rice using chicken broth, tomato sauce, and seasonings! It’s simple to make as well as simply tasty, and who’s going to argue with that?

Serve with Arroz Con Pollo and Schmaltz-Refried Pinto Beans.

Here are some other good accompaniments for this recipe: homemade Classic Mexican Guacamole and Chile de Arbol Salsa.

  • Author: Simply Recipes
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked long grain white rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup chunky salsa or Rotel


  1. Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Stir in onion, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Mix white rice into skillet, stirring often. When white rice begins to brown, stir in chicken broth and salsa. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes, until liquid has been absorbed.


  • Serving Size: 5



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