Yellow Spanish Rice

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Yellow Spanish Rice

This beautiful yellow rice side dish recipe is versatile, but I love to eat it with Turmeric Arroz con Pollo (Spanish Chicken & Rice).  Add some fresh chopped herbs or chopped Spanish Olives to take it up a notch.  Bonus.  Use leftovers the next day by adding meat or veggies from your fridge and make a fried rice main dish.

  • Author: beckie
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Ingredients

Ingredient List Rice:

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup carrots, diced
  • 2 cups long grain rice
  • 1/4 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 1/2 cups broth or water
  • 1 cup frozen peas, defrosted

Instructions

  • Bring a medium size pot to medium high heat and add oil.  When hot, add onions and carrots and cook ~ 4-5 minutes.  Add rice, turmeric, and salt and stir to coat.  Add broth or water.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and cook ~ 20 minutes (or according to package instructions).  Remove from heat and add peas (after rice is cooked) and keep rice covered to steam them ~ 8 minutes (this keeps their vibrant color).  Remove lid and fluff rice before serving.
  • Add salt to taste.  Happy Eating!  Beckie

Notes

Undercooked rice?  Add a little more water and/or turn down the heat when cooking.  Rice generally takes a 1:2 ratio (rice:water), but the more you increase the rice, the less the water ratio gets (so if cooking larger quantities you need less water).

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Keywords: Yellow Rice, Rice, Spanish Rice, Grains, Gluten Free, Comfort Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free

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