Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

This rice dish is served alongside beans with every evening meal in El Salvador. I actually prefer it over spanish rice now as it has more veggies and more flavor!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a saute pan on medium high heat. Add the rice, bell pepper, onion, garlic, celery, carrots, and tomato and saute until the rice is no longer translucent, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add the water and the knorr chicken bouillon powder and stir. Bring mixture to a boil and taste the liquid. Add salt or more chicken bouillon powder if needed to taste.
  3. Cover and cook on medium low for 20 minutes. Turn heat off and allow the rice to sit for 10 minutes.
Most Helpful

My husband whos from El Salvador and my kids all love this rice!

Jewle p. December 06, 2015

Tasty and something different. It look pretty colorful. I served this with tiny's authentic carnitas. Thank you Tiny_toodles.

BHENG D. May 05, 2009