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spanish rice

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Trish Thompson
Orlando, FL

I can't take the credit for this recipe. This was given to me by a good friend who was kind enough to share! By far the best Spanish/Mexican rice I have eaten! Goes well with any chicken dish or Mexican meal! I like mine more "tomatoey" so I add more tomato paste and tomatoes.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spanish rice

  • 1 c
    long grain rice, uncooked
  • 2 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1/4 c
    diced tomatoes (canned)
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano

How To Make spanish rice

  • 1
    Add olive oil to a deep skillet over medium/med-high heat. Add the rice and "brown" for 2-3 minutes stirring frequently. Reduce heat and add the garlic and onion. Saute for 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in a small pot heat to a boil the chicken stock, tomato paste, oregano and tomatoes.
  • 3
    Add stock mixture to the rice and mix well. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, until the rice is cooked through, stirring occasionally.