Bring your rice side dish to life by adding salsa verde, cilantro, and parsely in this simple and delicious Salsa Verde Rice.
Heat oil in large saucepan set over medium heat. Cook onion, garlic and salt for 3 to 5 minutes or until slightly softened. Stir in rice. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until well coated.
Stir in vegetable broth and salsa verde; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed.
Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork; stir in cilantro and parsley.
Alternatively, for salsa roja rice, use tomato salsa instead of salsa verde.
Look no further than this quick and tasty Salsa Verde Rice when you need a quick, no-hassle rice dish. This Salsa Verde Rice is as easy as it is delicious and is ready in just minutes. Made with Mahatma® White Rice, ready-made salsa verde (green sauce), garlic, and fresh cilantro and parsley, you won’t believe how much zesty flavor can come from such a simple dish. This recipe is perfect for lunch or dinner and makes a great side for your favorite Hispanic cuisine or for foods like grilled chicken and shrimp.
Because this rice is made with cilantro and salsa verde, ingredients that are commonly found in a lot of Mexican cuisine dishes, it also makes a great ingredient for filling burritos and quesadillas! If you prefer salsa roja (red sauce), switch the salsa verde for your favorite tomato salsa for an equally delicious dish.
There’s no easier way to flavor rice than by adding salsa, sauce, or dressing to the water or broth when cooking. Just like with this recipe, you can choose a sauce that will complement the other parts of the meal and use that to flavor your rice. You can use salsa verde, salsa roja, tomato sauce, soy sauce, pico de gallo, chimichurri, Sriracha, whatever sauce makes sense for your meal and you will be sure to have a perfect side in just minutes. Try some of our favorites like this Classic Chimichurri Rice or this Pico de Gallo Pilaf Rice.
For a delicious dessert with rice, try our recipe for Arroz con Leche instant pot. Or, if you want to discover more savory rice dishes to surprise your family and friends, we recommend you try this Seafood Paella recipe.
For more Latin American inspired recipes, learn how to make these rice and bean tacos.