In many cultures, rice is considered an inseparable part of the meal. A steaming bowl of rice can be great comfort food. This recipe of Texas-style Spanish rice will be a hit at your dining table.
Spanish rice is a simple dish with a super simple recipe to make at home. It is also known as Mexican rice. This recipe goes great with all the Tex-Mex meals like enchiladas, tamales, and some others. I can assure once you try this recipe, it will become an all-time favorite meal.
To cook Texas-style Spanish rice, sauté onions, and green peppers in a large skillet with oil. Add rice to it with tomatoes, cumin, salt, turmeric, salt, garlic powder, and water. Bring them all to boil. After that, cover them and cook on a low flame. Serve hot.
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Texas Style Spanish Rice Recipe
- ¼ cup Onion (chopped)
- ¼ cup Green Pepper (chopped)
- 2 tablespoons Canola Oil
- 1 cup Long Grain Rice (uncooked)
- ½ cup Tomatoes with Green Chiles (chopped)
- ¼ teaspoon Ground Turmeric
- 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
- ½ teaspoon Salt
- ¼ teaspoon Garlic Powder
- 2 cups Water
- 2 tablespoons Fresh Cilantro (chopped)
- In a skillet, sauté onions and green peppers in oil for 2 minutes. Once done, add rice to it and stir.
- Add tomatoes, cumin, salt, turmeric, salt, garlic powder, and water to the skillet. Bring them all to boil. After that, reduce the heat to a minimum.
- Cover and cook the rice for 20 minutes until the water gets absorbed.
- Garnish it with chopped cilantro. Serve hot.