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One-Pot rice dish: Delicious Spanish Rice in 20 Minutes

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July 24, 2015

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You calmly walk into the kitchen. Pull out your rice cooker, drop all ingredients in, and hit the COOK button. Voila! It literally took you 5 minutes to put all ingredients together. 20 minutes later - Your family sits down for dinner and you serve an incredibly flavorful Spanish rice with smoked sausage and spicy chunky salsa.

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • 5 mins

    20 mins

    25 mins

  • Yields: 4 Servings

Ingredients

112 1/2 g smoked sausage, cut in cubes

1 1/2 cups white rice

1 cup salsa (we used hot chunky salsa for more flavor)

2 cups chicken broth (we used 30% reduced sodium broth)

1 onion, diced

Tip: If you don’t have a rice cooker, no worries, man. We can make this dish deliciously in a regular pot too. After rice is washed, add all ingredients into the pot and cook UNCOVERED on medium high heat until chicken broth starts boiling, reduce to medium low heat and cook with a lid COVERED for 20 minutes, or until rice is cooked.

Directions

Add rice in a rice cooker pot and rinse it 2-3 times until water is clear. Try to get rid of as much water as possible from the pot.

Add your cubed smoke sausage, salsa, chicken broth, and onion into the pot.

Hit the “COOK” button.

imagine you come home, tired, and want to wind down for a bit. Your husband messages you to let you know he is coming home in 20 minutes and FYI he is very hungry too.

You calmly walk into the kitchen. Pull out your rice cooker, drop all ingredients in, and hit the COOK button. Voila! It literally took you 5 minutes to put all ingredients together.

While the rice cooker is working hard prepping dinner for your family, you turn on the TV to check on the latest news, take a refreshing shower, and put a tab of perfume on.

You are now relaxed, fresh, and ready to welcome your husband home. While you are flipping through a fashion magazine, your husband arrives home. You welcome him with a kiss and “How was your day today, dear? Dinner is ready in 5 minutes.”

Your family sits down for dinner and you serve an incredibly flavorful Spanish rice with smoked sausage and spicy chunky salsa. He takes the first bite and is amazed. He really thought you spent the whole day making this dish. Little does he know, it took you only 5 minutes and the rest is our dirty little secret. Shhhh….

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