Thursday, May 12, 2011

Spanish Rice

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More authentic?  Yes.  This is just like the rice you get at El Charro-shout out Griffin, GA!  I thought it was a bit bland--as most true authentic mexican is--but Jake loved it.  And FYI-the recipe sounds weird, but just follow it, mysteriously it actually works.

Spanish Rice
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1-2 T. oil
2 c. white rice
1/2 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
1/2 onion, cut into chunks
3 T. chicken bouillon granules
5 c. water
Heat oil in skillet and fry rice until light brown. Add tomato sauce and stir. Turn heat off. Blend onion, bouillon and water in blender on high until pureed. Add blender mixture to rice, stir well and cover. Bring rice mixture to a boil, over medium-high heat. Once liquid level has dropped below the rice, turn heat down to low and simmer 30-35 minutes. Move rice to see if liquid remains. If so, keep simmering. Once rice is done, you may crack the lid to let steam out and let sit for 10-15 minutes before serving (this helps the rice dry out a little and not be so sticky).


Ana said...

mmm.. spanish rice?? but not paella, right? I.m from Spain and we make this with "bomba rice", it is just to make paella.
please check this out

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