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5 from 2 votes

Easy Spanish Rice

Easy Spanish Rice made on the stove with only a few simple ingredients. Tastes just like Spanish rice from your favorite Mexican restaurant! 
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Easy Spanish Rice
Servings: 4


  • 1 cup rice medium or long grain, uncooked
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup Cantina or Restaurant style salsa
  • 1/2 tsp lime juice
  • pinch of salt


  • Add all of the ingredients to a large skillet/saucepan over high heat.
  • Bring to a boil and stir briefly before covering and reducing the heat to medium-low.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork. Put the lid back on so it stays hot until ready to serve.