The Best Spanish Rice
Fresh cilantro and tomato give Spanish rice the unforgettable flavor that you love. Perfect for taco night or as a simple side for any meal, make this rice recipe for a spicy and delicious dish. Make dinner a fiesta tonight and dig in.
Preparation Time35 min
Cooking Time45 min
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 cup onion, finely chopped
- 1 pinch Kosher salt
- 1 can (10-ounces) of Rotel tomatoes, purreed
- 4 tablespoons Lime juice
- 1/4 cup green onion, sliced
- 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup tomato, chopped
- 1 1/2 cup white rice
- 1 1/2 cup water
Heat olive oil in skillet over medium high heat. Add onions and salt; stir well. While cooking, stir often and cook for about 10-12 minutes until onions are softened and translucent.
Once the onions are done, add all of the ingredients to a rice cooker, stir well and set to cook.
After the rice is done, let it sit for up to 10 minutes if the rice appears too saucy.
Once done, stir once again and serve.