How To Make Texas Style Spanish Rice At Home

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

Texas Style Spanish Rice Recipe

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.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2
Calories 166 kcal

Equipment

  • Skillet

Ingredients
  

  • 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)

Instructions
 

  • 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.

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Nutrition

Calories: 166kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSodium: 279mg
Keyword Mexican rice, Spanish, Spanish rice, Texas style, Texas style spanish rice
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