Mild or Spicy Spanish rice

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Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

I love heat but my family...not so much, so here it two versions, cooked the same on more heat to one. The heat in this recipe comes from the Chile de Arbol peppers and the Mrs. Dash Southwest and Chipotle spice, reduce amounts of each or both for a milder rice.

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • MILD VERSION: LEAVE OUT THE CHILE DE ARBOL AND MRS. DASH SEASONING.

  • 1 1/2 c
    long grain rice, uncooked
  • ·
    chicken or pork stock, see note below
  • 12
    dried chile de arbols, opt
  • 4 clove
    garlic
  • 2 tsp
    mrs. dash southwest and chipotle, opt
  • 1 tsp
    cumin
  • 2 tsp
    chili powder, mild
  • 1/2 tsp
    ancho chili powder, opt
  • 1/2 tsp
    smoked paprika, opt
  • 1 tsp
    coarse sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 1
    anaheim pepper, large dice

How to Make Mild or Spicy Spanish rice

Step-by-Step

  1. NOTE: Different types of rice call for different amounts of liquid, go by package directions for info.
  2. Simmer broth with 4 cloves of garlic and 12 chile de arbol dried peppers for 15 min. But sure to have the amount of broth your rice calls for when finished.
  3. Remove stems from chiles and place peppers and garlic in food processor with about 1/2 to 1 c of broth. Puree and set aside.
  4. In a large skillet melt butter. Add rice and all dry spices and chopped anaheim pepper, cook over med high heat for about 10 min. Add broth including the chiles and garlic. Cover and bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook according to package directions.

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About Mild or Spicy Spanish rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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