Spanish Rice

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Denise

Family Spanish rice recipe with Rotel and bacon. Don't leave out the bacon fat and butter, it adds a lot of the flavor to the dish. Use Hot Rotel if you like it really spicy.

Top Review by Missy Wright

This is delicious. I used a red pepper instead of the green. It gave the rice a nice color. And for presentation, I put this in a glass 13x9 baking pan and topped with cheddar cheese and sliced black olive. Everyone ate it up. We will certainly make this again. Thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry bacon in skillet until browned.
  2. Remove from skillet, crumble, and set aside.
  3. Do not remove bacon grease from skillet!
  4. Melt butter in skillet and add onion, pepper and garlic.
  5. Saute until onions are translucent.
  6. Add the Rotel, green chiles and chicken broth and simmer approximately 5-10 minutes.
  7. Add the rice, cover and simmer approximately 20 minutes.
  8. Crumble bacon on top and serve.

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