How to Make Spanish Yellow Rice

by 💋❤️Diana ❤️💋

Simple, yet delish yellow rice. Store mixes got nothing on this. Make once and forget you ever ate those box mixes ever !! Serve it with a side of beans or inside burritos .Whatever you like.Provecho!


  • 2 Cups Long grain white rice
  • 2 ½ Cups Water
  • 3 Tablespoons Sofrito
  • 2 Tablespoons Tomato bouillon w/ chicken flavor
  • ⅛ Teaspoons Garlic powder
  • ⅛ Teaspoons Onion powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Olives & capers
  • 1-2 packages of sazon Goya with culantro & achiote
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 Tablespoons Canola oil
  • Achiote coloring(optional)
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    The cast

    Step 2

    Place a pot on a burner over medium heat. Add 2 tbs of canola oil.

    Step 3

    Add the sofrito.

    Step 4

    The tomato bouillon

    Step 5

    The olives and capers

    Step 6

    The garlic and onion powder

    Step 7

    Add 1 or 2 packages of the coloring. It all depends how yellow you want the rice.

    Step 8

    Stir until mixed and fragrant

    Step 9

    Add the white rice. Immediately toss to cover rice with sauce to make it nice and yellow.

    Step 10

    Like this

    Step 11

    Add the water

    Step 12

    Add salt if needed.

    Step 13

    Add the remaining tbs of oil.Let simmer until water is absorbed. Do not stir !!'

    Step 14

    Turn the rice over one time mound it in the middle. Lower the heat to low, place a lid over the pot and do not open it!!! Cook for 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender.

    Step 15

    The rice is ready. Here is what it should look like . I am fluffing it up.

    Step 16

    Enjoy your yellow rice!!