• 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 C long grain rice
  • 1/2 onion – chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic – minced
  • 1 C mild green chili salsa (or any salsa that is chunky)
  • 2 C chicken broth


  1. Heat oil in skillet until it is really hot
  2. Add rice and reduce heat to med high – stir rice constantly until it puffs up and turns white – then push rice off to side of skillet
  3. Add onion and garlic – sautee until soft
  4. Add salsa and stir everything well
  5. Add chicken broth, bring to a boil – reduce heat to simmer – cover
  6. Let simmer until all of the liquid is gone – about 30 minutes


  1. If for some reason you have leftovers, which is rare in our house, make sure to add a little water to the rice and seal the bowl before reheating in the microwave
  2. This recipe doubles well, if you are cooking for a crowd