Spanish Rice



My late best friend's sister Anna gave me this recipe years ago. It is the easiest Spanish Rice I ever made and the tastiest!

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20 Min


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2 c
long grain rice, uncooked
1/2 c
yellow onion, diced
1 can(s)
chicken broth
1 can(s)
tomato sauce, (8 ounce)
chili powder to taste or about 1 tsp

How to Make Spanish Rice


  • 1Put some oil in a frying pan, about 4 tablespoons. When hot stir in your uncooked rice and let brown until its a golden brown, stirring to prevent browning.
  • 2When rice is golden stir in your onions until soft.
  • 3Add chili powder and mix well.
  • 4Add chicken broth, tomato sauce, and if needed enough water to cover the rice by about 1/4 inch over the top.
  • 5Bring to a boil, turn burner to low and cover the pan with lid or tin foil. Let cook on low till all the liquid is absorbed about 20 minutes or so.

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Course/Dish: Rice Sides

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