The Easiest 4-Ingredient Spanish Rice Recipe You'll Ever Make by Donna John
At my house, any night can be taco night. Most of the time, my family does not have sides dishes on taco night. No refried beans. No rice. Just tacos. That is, until this Spanish rice recipe was given to me by a friend. It could not be easier or more delicious.
To make this flavorful five ingredients: olive oil, an onion, long-grain white rice, chicken broth and chunky salsa. The ingredients cooks up in a skillet on the stovetop in about 25 minutes. Garnish with some fresh chopped cilantro, and you've got a winning Mexican side dish.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 to 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 to 35 minutes
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 1/2 cups long-grain white rice
- 2 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth
- 1 cup chunky salsa
- Use mild, medium or hot salsa to fit your family's tastes.
- You could add some whole kernel corn for sweetness and a little crunch.
Here’s how to make it:
- Heat the oil in a skillet. Add the onion and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
- Add the rice and cook, stirring, about 2 minutes.
- Add the broth and salsa. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer until rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Garnish with chopped, fresh cilantro, if desired.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Total Fat: 4.1g
Saturated Fat: 0.7g
Total Carbohydrate: 34.1g
Dietary Fiber: 1.4g
Total Sugars: 2g
Vitamin D: 0mcg
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