Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

A bold and smoky chipotle rice that goes great with barbecue, Spanish or Mexican food. You can use only one chipotle if you don't like your rice as spicy as we do.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil on medium heat in a saucepan and add chopped onion and minced garlic.
  2. Cook until tender and slightly golden.
  3. Add rice, stir fry for about one minute.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer over low heat for about 20 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed.
  5. Allow to sit undisturbed for 5 minutes.
  6. Fluff with a fork and serve garnished with cilantro leaves if using.


Most Helpful

I followed this recipe to a tee and I have a pan full of mushy rice! I thought it sounded like too much liquid and I should have followed my instincts. I'll never make this again. I would love to hear from others who had this same experience.

Salsa Champ April 13, 2008

This was super tasty. I did do somethings different. I used brown rice (I think instant rice might cook down better, but not sure). I didn't have the chipotle peppers so I used a jalapeno (chopped & seeded) it had a little heat to it. Will make this again whenever I'm in the mood for mexican food. Very easy recipe, this was my first time to make spanish rice.

crunchymomof2 January 12, 2008

This is the best Spanish rice I have ever tasted. Love the smoky heat of the chipotle. I couldn't find the fire-roasted tomatoes, but regular diced tomatoes worked fine. Made for Fall 2007 PAC.

Outta Here October 14, 2007

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