Simple Spanish Rice January 23 2012 2 Comments

Simple Spanish RiceServes 4
 
2 bags Skinny Dip Rice Pearls, or any shape chopped
1/2 cup salsa
1/4 cup chicken broth or water
1/4 small onion, chopped fine
1/4 medium bell pepper, chopped fine
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
 
Drain and rinse rice pearls or chopped noodles.  Add to a small bowl and stir in salsa and chili powder, let sit 5 minutes.
 
In a small nonstick skillet heat oil on medium and saute garlic for 1 minute.  Add onion & bell pepper and cook 5 minutes.  
 
Add chicken broth to skillet then stir in rice pearls. Stir and cook over medium high heat until extra liquid is gone, then taste and season as desired before serving.
 
Tip:  If you're a seafood fan you MUST add a small can of baby shrimp!
 
Nutritional Breakdown
 
Calories:  42.....Carbs:  2 grams.....Protein:  1 grams......Fat:  2 grams
Fiber:  1 grams.....Potassium:  32 mg.....Sodium: 179 mg