With or without any added ingredients, our Spanish Rice is full of authentic flavors. This easy and delicious recipe cooks up without a fuss in a slow cooker to let the flavors meld, but if a slow cooker isn't available, use a 9-inch by 9-inch baking dish and bake in the oven at 325°F.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 100 min

Total time: 105 min

Slow Cooker Spanish Rice
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Serves 4

  • 1 Cup Spanish Rice

  • 1 1/4 Cups Water Or Broth

  • 1 12 Ounce Can Diced Tomatoes, with juice

  • 12 Large Raw Shrimp, shell removed, cleaned and rinsed in cold water

  • Salt And Pepper

  • 1/2 Bunch Of Cilantro, chopped


  1. Add rice, water and canned tomatoes to slow cooker, set to high and cook for 1-1/2 to 2 hours ,or until liquid is almost completely absorbed.

  2. Season shrimp with salt and ground black pepper, and add to cooker by pushing slightly into rice. Cook for another 7 to 8 minutes and turn off cooker.

  3. Allow rice to sit for 5 minutes before fluffing with fork. Garnish with chopped cilantro.