Restaurant Spanish Rice

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by puppitypup

This is a simple flavorful rice that I came up with to as a compromise for my picky eater daughter. It closely resembles the rice served at the local Mexican restaurants in San Diego.

Top Review by Menta

This is a very good rice recipe. I followed the recipe exactly. The only difference I made was that I sauteed the onions with 2 teaspoons of oil instead of using butter since I didn't have it available.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onion in oil until translucent.
  2. Add rice and saute a few more minutes.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
  4. Stir, cover and reduce heat to simmer.
  5. Simmer for twenty minutes without removing lid.
  6. Fluff with a fork and serve with chopped green onions on top.
  7. Note: The mild enchilada sauce adds flavor without adding spiciness. If using hot enchilada sauce, I would cut the amount in half at least.

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