Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

my ex bil taught me how to make this years ago. he has since passed on and everytime i make this i think of him. be sure to use a heavy bottomed pan with a tight fitting lid!! keep heat on low!!! check and stir rice as needed to prevent burning or sticking

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. in large skillet heat oil to medium- high heat.
  2. add onions and saute until soft.
  3. add the uncooked rice and cook until lightly browned.
  4. transfer mixture to heavy bottomed pot add water and tomato sauce and bring to a boil stirring constantly.
  5. reduce heat to low and add cilantro.
  6. cover with a tight fitting lid, and cook for 20-25 minutes until all the liquid is gone.
  7. fluff rice with a fork and serve hot.
  8. enjoy!


Most Helpful

Thank you very much for an awesome spanish rice recipe. I made this receipe in the Rice Cooker and it came out great. Thanks Again!

Kimschmee April 09, 2006

Mom, you know I love this recipe. One of my FAVORITE things you make. I give you five stars. Everyone, I highly recommend this recipe. Its a simple recipe the ingredients are very affordable. I make this recipe a lot. Its very yummy!!

BlkMysticalRose January 19, 2005

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