Chipotle Spanish Rice
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.
- Ready In:
- 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
- 1 cup sweet onion, chopped
- 5 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can muir glen diced fire-roasted tomatoes (include the juice)
- 1 3⁄4 cups chicken broth
- 2 canned chipotle chiles in adobo, finely minced (include 2 teaspoons adobo sauce)
- 1⁄4 cup sliced black olives, drained
- 1⁄2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
- Heat oil on medium heat in a saucepan and add chopped onion and minced garlic.
- Cook until tender and slightly golden.
- Add rice, stir fry for about one minute.
- Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer over low heat for about 20 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed.
- Allow to sit undisturbed for 5 minutes.
- Fluff with a fork and serve garnished with cilantro leaves if using.
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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.Reply