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Spicy Spanish-Style Rice

Rated as 4.51 out of 5 Stars
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"This Spanish rice-inspired spicy tomato rice recipe is super easy to make and is always a crowd-pleaser. When was the last time you had Spanish rice? You can substitute paprika for the chili powder."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 194
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Melt butter in a pot over medium-low heat. Stir rice, jalapeno, green onion, and garlic together in the melted butter until rice is completely coated with butter. Add chili powder, cumin, salt, chipotle chile powder, and cayenne pepper; cook and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Stir chicken stock and tomato sauce into rice mixture. Bring to a simmer, cover the pot, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 20 minutes. Turn heat off and leave pot covered on the burner for 8 minutes. Remove cover and fluff rice with a fork.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 194 calories; 2.1 39.1 3.9 4 436 Full nutrition

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I just made this recipe today for Mothers DAY! My hubby is housebound after hip surgery, so instead of the kids having us over, I decided to do a Spanish meal instead of the traditional BBQ. I d...

Most helpful critical review

I think that 2 cups of rice needs more than 2 1/2 cups of liquid to cook properly.

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I just made this recipe today for Mothers DAY! My hubby is housebound after hip surgery, so instead of the kids having us over, I decided to do a Spanish meal instead of the traditional BBQ. I d...

I made this tonight with very few changes or substitutions. We loved it! Thanks Chef John!

I will preface this by saying that Himself(my DH) absolutely hates rice. At the end of the meal his plate looked as if he had licked it clean. He said he would eat that kind of rice any day. Y...

This may not be authentic but it is the closest I've ever made. I made it exactly as written except used 1 1/2 teaspoons of chili powder because I don't have chipotle chile powder. I didn't th...

Awesome!!! Made it earlier today and the family devoured it.

did everything to recipe except used paprika instead of chipotle and combined the stock with enough mexican style diced tomatoes to equal 4 cups- instead of tomato sauce. (this way i had the 2/1...

I think that 2 cups of rice needs more than 2 1/2 cups of liquid to cook properly.

Very good! So much better then anything in a package. Thanks for sharing, will definitely make again!

Delicious! This recipe is called spanish STYLE so it's inspired by spanish rice but a bit different. Don't judge the recipe based on you not being able to read the title geez... This was awesome...