Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger
Total:
50 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Red Tomato Salsa:

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Heat the oil in a medium heavy saucepan or skillet over medium-low heat. Saute the rice, stirring constantly, until golden brown and crackling, about 5 minutes. Add the onions and serranos and cook until the onions just soften. Then add the garlic and saute until the aroma is released, about 1 to 2 minutes. Pour in the hot stock or water and warm Red Tomato Salsa, mixing well to combine. Transfer to a 4-quart baking dish or casserole. Cover with foil and bake until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender, about 30 to 40 minutes. Stir, remove serrano chiles if desired, and serve hot.

Red Tomato Salsa:

Heat the vegetable oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Cook the onions until soft, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a food processor fitted with the metal blade or a blender.

Add the tomatoes, tomato juice, garlic, and jalapeno and puree, in batches if you are using a blender, until smooth. Pour into a saucepan, and add the salt. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook, uncovered, 20 minutes. Adjust the seasonings. Set aside to cool for table salsa or use warm for rice or chilaquiles. Store in the refrigerator 2 to 3 days or in the freezer for weeks.

Cook's Note

*To rinse rice, place the rice in a large bowl (not a colander) and rinse under cold running water for 5 minutes. (If you use a colander, the starch remains on the rice, leaving it sticky.)

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Red Beans and Rice

Recipe courtesy of Dooky Chase

Sushi Rice

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Southern Red Velvet Cake

Recipe courtesy of Cakeman Raven

Maple Pecan Rice Pudding

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Dirty Rice

Recipe courtesy of Tanya Holland

Baked Rice Pudding

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Black Beans and Rice

Recipe courtesy of Ingrid Hoffmann

Shrimp Fried Rice

Recipe courtesy of Sara Moulton

Coconut Rice

Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          10:30am | 9:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          11:30am | 10:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          12:30pm | 11:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Chopped

          2pm | 1c

          Chopped

          3pm | 2c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Bakers vs. Fakers

          10pm | 9c

          Cooks vs. Cons

          12am | 11c
          powered by PubExchange

          Get Cooking