Spanish rice is an easy dish to prepare and will only take a few minutes to cook. This easy Spanish rice recipe we have prepared will only require a minimum amount of spices. This dish can be enjoyed with any kind of meat curry you might have. You can use any variety of rice you have available for this dish.
You’ll need the following ingredients to make this easy Spanish rice recipe. Prepare a tablespoon of vegetable oil, 1.5 cups of boiled rice, a chopped onion, a chopped red bell pepper, half a green bell pepper chopped as well, a teaspoon of mustard, half a teaspoon of salt, 14 and a half ounces of peeled tomatoes, and a cup of tomato juice.
Here’s how to cook our easy Spanish rice recipe. Grab a sauce pan and sauté your onions, which will just take a couple of minutes to do. You’ll know that they’re done when they turn pinkish in color and become soft. After sautéing your onions it is now time to add salt, tomato juice, tomatoes, and mustard. After adding all of that you should cook everything on a low heat for four up to five minutes. An indication that this is ready is when your tomatoes have become soft and the gravy starts to boil.
Take a sauce pan that is big enough to hold all the rice you are going to cook. Put in it all the rice, add the sauce you prepared using the tomatoes and mix them all together. Stir them up while on a high flame. You should do this for about two to three minutes. After this, add both the red and green bell peppers. Make sure everything mixes well with the rice. Cook everything for an additional two minutes and then you’re ready to serve. This easy Spanish rice recipe takes only about 20 minutes to prepare and will food enough for four.
Here are a few tips when cooking easy Spanish rice recipes. There are more than a thousand varieties of rice worldwide. Since you might want to really get that Spanish feel then you should get the variety from Valencia in the Albufera. When choosing a sauce pan for this easy Spanish rice recipe, the best one to cook with would be what is known as a paella pan. It is usually intended to cook food in paella style, however it also works wonders when cooking Spanish style rice. This is a special kind of pan that will be of help especially if you’re cooking dishes of this type for the first time.