Kermit’s Spanish Rice

From Kermit’s Kitchen

Serves 4

Every now and then, Kermit wants a dish with a little spice.  His Spanish Rice fills the bill.  Quick and easy to fix, this dish will really perk up a meal.

Ingredients:

1 (6 ounce) box Mexican Fiesta rice (cooks in 10 minutes).  Part of the Uncle Ben’s Country Inn rice dish selections.

1/2 to 1 cup Kermit’s Cilantro Salsa.  Note: Kermit’s Cilantro Salsa is spicy.  The quantity used is an individual preference.

1-cup water

Variation: Add roasted chicken

Preparation:

In a medium saucepan, combine all the ingredients (including the rice seasoning packet that comes in the box of Mexican Fiesta rice).

Cover and bring to a boil on high.

Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Remove from heat.  Let stand for 5 minutes or until desired consistency.  Stir before serving.

Serving suggestions:

Kermit’s Spanish Rice is an ideal side dish for a chicken dinner or with grilled pork chops.

Variation: Add roasted chicken to the Spanish Rice for a hearty main dish.  Add a side salad to make a complete meal.

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