Spanish Rice Recipe

Spanish Rice Recipe

Classic Spanish rice not from a box? Yes. You can definitely make Spanish rice at home all on your own with this super easy recipe. Tasting Guidelines: This recipe should taste lightly savory and aromatic. The weight of this recipe is light but can be balanced with salt. The texture of this recipe is soft. This recipe is good for people with low to moderate treatment side effects. This recipe gives an emotional response of a night out at a Mexican restaurant. This recipe is best categorized as classic Spanish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: chinese sticky rice, recipes, spanish, spanish rice, tomatoes
Author: Chef Ryan Callahan
Cost: $5


  • can opener
  • ricer cooker


Food Ingredients:

  • 1 c. generic white rice
  • 1 small can tomatoes diced
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 1/2 c. chicken stock

Flavor Balancers:

  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tsp. chili powder


  • 1/2 tbsp. garlic minced
  • 1 tsp. oregano dried


  • Combine all ingredients in rice cooker and turn on. Mix well before serving.


If you don’t have a rice cooker, go buy one. Right now.

Cooking for Chemo focuses on teaching you how to make your food taste good again during cancer and chemotherapy treatments. The flavor and cooking techniques contained within our easy to make recipes will help improve your quality of life as you go through cancer and chemotherapy treatments. Our cooking and flavor techniques can be integrated with any diet regimen. Talk with your dietitian to come up with a quality nutrition plan. This site is not to be taken as or used instead of professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor, oncologist, and dietitian before starting any new diet.

This recipe is taken from Cooking for Chemo …and After! By Chef Ryan Callahan -The Cancer Chef. For more cooking for chemotherapy recipes like this, you can pick up a copy on Amazon . Have specific questions? Email us at

About the Author:

Chef Ryan Callahan is a 2x Gourmand World Cookbook Award Winning Chef. He is also the author of "Cooking for Chemo ...and After!" Chef Ryan acted as his mother's primary caregiver while she herself went through chemotherapy treatments. He has dedicated his life to helping cancer fighters navigate the difficulty that eating related side-effect present to the cancer fighter.