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Slow Cooker Mexican Rice (Spanish Rice) - Have you ever wanted to know how easy it is to make restaurant-style Spanish rice at home? Now you can! It's so simple and easy and so much better than Knorr's packaged Spanish rice. This fool-proof recipe starts with the basic pantry ingredients and ends with fluffy, tender, sweet, and spicy rice!
Slow Cooker Mexican Rice (Spanish Rice)
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs 30 mins
 

Slow Cooker Mexican Rice (Spanish Rice) - Have you ever wanted to know how easy it is to make restaurant-style Spanish rice at home? Now you can! It's so simple and easy and so much better than Knorr's packaged Spanish rice. This fool-proof recipe starts with the basic pantry ingredients and ends with fluffy, tender, sweet, and spicy rice!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: spanish rice, spicy rice
Servings: 4
Calories: 171 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 cup short-grain white rice
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • ½ cup canned diced tomatoes
  • 4 oz can diced green chilies
  • ½ jalapeno de-seeded and diced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • fresh cilantro, to garnish
  • sliced limes, to garnish
Instructions
  1. Spray non-stick cooking spray all around your slow cooker crock.

  2. Place the white rice, chicken stock, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes with green chilies, diced green chilies, jalapeno, salt, pepper, cumin, and oregano into at least a 2-quart or 3-quart slow cooker.

  3. Cook on high for 2½ hours or on low for 5 hours.

  4. Garnish with fresh cilantro and a lime wedge.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition estimated is based upon the brands I used. Yours may vary depending on brands.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Mexican Rice (Spanish Rice)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 171 Calories from Fat 6
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.7g1%
Sodium 855.2mg37%
Carbohydrates 37.7g13%
Fiber 5.3g22%
Sugar 5.1g6%
Protein 5g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.