Best Spanish Rice


This Spanish rice is easy to make and very tasty thanks to the combination of picante sauce and chicken broth.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 2 tablespoons oil

  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion

  • 1 ½ cups uncooked white rice

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 1 cup picante sauce


  1. Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender, about 5 minutes.

  2. Add rice; cook and stir until rice begins to turn golden brown. Stir in chicken broth and picante sauce. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until liquid has been absorbed, about 15 to 20 minutes.


You can use your favorite spicy salsa if you prefer.

Serve as a side to beef enchiladas or chicken enchiladas.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

286 Calories
6g Fat
51g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 286
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 697mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 218mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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