Spanish Rice in the Skillet by freda



There are as many Varieties of "Spanish Rice", as there are cooks.
This one is full of flavor, Hope You'll try and Enjoy. Very easy to put together.
This is mine.

It is very versatile, and you can use this as a main dish by adding meat to this, Burger, Chicken Pork, Beef, What ever your choice, or as a side dish along with your choice of a main dish.


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6 easily ( 1 cup ea)
10 Min
15 Min



  • 1
    green bell pepper choped (1 1/4 cup approx)
  • 1 med
    onion chopped, (approx 3/4 c)
  • 1 C
    long grain rice (uncooked)
  • 1 14oz
    can diced tomatoes with onions & celery (hunts)
  • 1 14oz
    1 can chicken broth, or "note" if no broth use 1 can water and 1 tsp chicken base (or bouillon)

  • 3 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
    garlic cloves chopped or 2 tsp garlic pdr.
  • 1/2 tsp
    paprika, (optional)

How to Make Spanish Rice in the Skillet by freda


  1. Chop all vegies set aside,
    Measure all Seasonings set aside.
    Heat Oil in skillett to Med Hi Heat.
  2. Add: Vegies and uncooked Rice.
    Cook till rice begins to brown.see photos above.
  3. Add: all the spices @ once, cook 2 more minutes as you stir.
  4. ADD: Tomatoes, then fill the can with Broth or water add to rice.
    (do not use Both Water and Broth)
    Salt to taste
  5. Bring to High rolling boil. Cover, and reduce heat to Low. Cook 15 min. see photos above.
    Remove from heat, Let rest covered for another 15 min.
  6. Sprinkle with grated Cheese if desired, or serving suggestion, add Browned ground beef t this for a full meal.

    Meal Suggestions:
    I usually use this as a side dish with any mexican dish, such as;
    Enchiladas, Tacos, Refried Beans, Burritos, carnitas, fajitas, etc. You name it. . . even pork chops, & roasts. The choice is all Yours.

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