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Best Spanish Rice

In this video, you’ll see how to make a super-simple Spanish rice recipe, using chunky-style salsa, sautéed onions, and chicken broth. So quick and easy, this is an excellent side for so many main dishes and makes an excellent filling for burritos. No wonder it’s the best! Get ilovetocook’s 5-star recipe for Best Spanish Rice.

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  • Sweetdoggie

We always cook some bacon, really crispy and break it up in the cooked rice. It really adds flavor. You can also add a finely chopped green pepper, green chiles, onions, or what-have-you. This is one of those recipes that can take a lot of variation.

  • Tropical cook

I always wash my rice too! At least 3 times you can see all the starch coming out of it. Also I like to put a couple cloves in when I put in the onion and when I have tomato I dice it up and put it in when I add the tomato sauce! Also if you don't have any broth you can just use water and Chicken bullion! And if you don't have a lid for the pan you can use any type of Cling Wrap just wrap it around the top of the pot as soon as you turn it down and pierce a small hole in the middle to let out the steam! It will come out great! I use to do this when I had to make a giant pot full and didn't have a lid that large!

  • maryfo

Do you mean rice that comes in a plastic bag from the manufacturer. I have never washed rice in my life and I use it straight from the bag. Mary