Jasmine Spanish Rice Recipe

It doesn’t get any quicker than this flavor-packed, 15-minute Speedy Spanish Rice made with Success® Jasmine Rice, salsa, garlic and queso fresco.

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Jasmine Spanish Rice Recipe

Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 5 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 15 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Jasmine Rice
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup prepared salsa
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup crumbled queso fresco
  • 1/4 fresh cilantro leaves (optional)


  • It doesn’t get much easier or speedier than this flavor-packed Speedy Spanish Rice! Ready in just 15 minutes, it makes a flavorful side or main dish with the addition of some cooked meat or veggies.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add cumin and toast briefly, about 10 seconds. Add salsa and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1-3 minutes, until heated through.

    Step 3

  • Add rice and salt and stir to combine. Top with queso fresco and cilantro, if using.

Speedy Side!

Sometimes you just don’t have the time or energy to cook an elaborate meal, but don’t want to rely on fast food. This delicious Speedy Spanish Rice made with Success® Boil-in-Bag Jasmine Rice can be your go-to when you’re short on time. It takes no more than 15 minutes to make, has a short, flavor-packed ingredient list, and can be enjoyed as-is, or with your favorite additions.

We don’t call this dish Speedy Spanish Rice for nothing! This simple and tasty recipe consists of just a few steps and is ready in minutes. What you do with it once it’s ready is entirely up to you. It pairs perfectly as a side dish with many main courses. Or, you can make this into a main by adding anything from more cheese to shredded chicken, cooked shrimp or some of your favorite veggies. The possibilities are practically endless!

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