Dora's Spanish Rice

Dorothy Rose


This is my girlfriend of over 33 years recipe. She taught me how to make it and I add my little twist to it. I hope you like it much as my daughter and grands sure do.


★★★★★ 2 votes

6-8 large servings
20 Min
1 Hr


  • 2 c
    long grain rice, uncooked
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 small
    green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 small
    onion, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    garlic, chopped
  • 2 oz
    tomato sauce as needed
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    chilli powder or to suite your taste
  • 4-5 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 medium
    roma tomatoes, sliced

How to Make Dora's Spanish Rice


  1. In a large deep skillet, add oil and heat on medium low, add rice and stir. Stir rice occasionally until brown. Make sure rice is spread over bottom of skillet to brown evenly. In another skillet or sauté pan, add two tablespoons oil and sauté bell pepper first since it takes longer, then add onions, garlic and tomatoes last(few seconds for tomatoes). when rice is browned add vegetables, salt, black pepper and chili powder. Stir vegetables in rice then add chicken broth, start with 3 cups then 1 to 2 more. I added total or 5 with the 2 cups of rice. Add tomato sauce if needed. I only had to add 1/2 of a small can. Cover and simmer on low until all liquid is absorbed. Taste and add more seasoning as needed for your taste.

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About Dora's Spanish Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides

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