Spanish rice is a Mexican dish prepared by browning the rice with onions and garlic, before cooking it in chicken stock with added tomato. The browning is essential to the nutty, almost toasty flavor of the rice.
Chicken/Vegetable Stock – 2 cups
Long grain Rice – 1 cup
Olive oil – 2 tbsp
Onion – 1 no. chopped
Few cloves of chopped Garlic
Dried Oregano – 2 tsp
Tomatoes – 2 to 3 nos chopped
1. Sauté the onions & garlic. Add the long grain Rice & toast with the sautéed onions to a light brown color in medium flame.
2. Add 2 tsp dry oregano, chopped tomatoes & 2 cups of Chicken/Vegetable Stock.
Note – There is enough Salt in stock. Once the rice is half cooked check for salt, if required add some.
3. Cover & simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until Rice is done.
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