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Spanish Rice

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Stuck for inspiration, or, find rice boring? Here's a great recipe for rice that needs only a few extra ingredients. Tastes even better with grilled chicken on top.
  Rice 200 Gram
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Choriza sausage 100 Gram, cut into chunks
  Chicken bouillon cubes/Veg stock cube 1
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken breast 250 Gram, grilled (Optional)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1.In a sauce pan on medium heat, pour the olive oil and put the onions and garlic to stir for 5 minutes.
2.Add oregano, turmeric and garlic and mix well.
3.Crumble the chicken stock cube and put the rice into the sauce pan.
4.Pour in boiling water into the sauce pan and give the contents a stir. Let the pan simmer for 10 minutes.
5.Add peas and chorizo into the saucepan and let it simmer for 5 minutes.

6.Once the water has evaporated and the rice is cooked, serve with grilled chicken breast.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 762 Calories from Fat 206

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g34.7%

Saturated Fat 6 g30.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 104.2 mg34.7%

Sodium 917.6 mg38.2%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g31%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.7%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 43 g86.4%

Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 16.7%

Calcium 12.7% Iron 26.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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