Source: MRS 2020
MRS: 1343 — Grains (1300s)

Spanish Rice

Meal Component Contribution:
1 oz. eq. whole grain
Number of Portions: 50  Size of Portion: ½ cup
Recipe HACCP Process: #2 - Same day service
Whole Grains
  •  Whole Grains

INGREDIENT
MEASURE (FOR 50 SERVINGS)
Bell Peppers, Green, Whole, Fresh, #4104
1 1/4 cup(s)
Peppers, Sweet, Red, Raw
8  ounce(s)
Onions, Frozen, Diced, #1610
7 1/2 ounce(s) + 1/2 ounce(s)
Pan Release Spray, Vegetable Oil, #2514
5  gram(s)
Rice, Long Grain,Brown, Parboiled, #2139
3  pound(s)
Water, Hot, Municipal
2  quart(s) + 2  cup(s)
Salsa, Bulk, #A237-USDA Foods
3/4 cup(s)
Base, Chicken, Low Sodium, #2501
3 1/4 pound(s)
Paprika, Ground, Domestic, #2716
1/4 teaspoon(s)
Onion Powder, #2714
1/3 cup(s) + 2  teaspoon(s)
Pepper, Black, Ground, #2718
1  teaspoon(s)
DIRECTIONS

1.

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.

2.

Steam chopped peppers and onions until vegetables are tender.

3.

Coat steamtable pan (12" x 20" x 4") with pan release spray.

4.

Combine salsa, chicken base, paprika, onion powder, and black pepper. Then mix with steamed peppers and onions.

5.

Add 3 pounds brown rice to each prepared steamtable pan. Then add 2 quarts plus 2 cups of hot water. For 50 servings use 1 pan. For 100 servings, use 2 pans (and double the ingredients).

6.

Add salsa mixture with sautéed chopped red peppers, green peppers, and diced onions to rice. Mix well. Cover and place in steamer. Steam for one hour.  Stir after 30 minutes.

CCP:  Heat to 160 degrees F or higher for 15 seconds at the completion of the cooking process.

7.

Portion rice with #8 scoop (½ cup) per serving. Each portion provides 1 oz. eq. whole grain.

CCP:  Hold and maintain product at a minimum temperature of 135 degrees F. Check temperature every 30 minutes. Leftovers should be covered, labeled, and dated. Quick chill within 6 hours to 41 degrees F or lower.

Production Notes

Use USDA Foods products when available.
Refer to USDA FNS Food Buying Guide for School Meal Programs for quantities to purchase if recipe is altered.
If changes are made in ingredients, check crediting information and re-calculate the nutrition analysis.
"Culinary Techniques for Healthy School Meals: Pasta, Rice and Grains" provides seasoning and serving ideas for rice.

Nutrients Per Serving
Calories
111
Carbohydrates
23.19 g
Dietary Fiber
1.07 g
Protein
2.83 g
Sodium
43.00 mg
Total Fat
0.86 g
Sat. Fat
0.18 g
Trans Fat
0.00 g


Illustrated Presentation of Spanish Rice
1.

Salsa, red peppers, green peppers, and diced onions added to rice.

2.

1 serving of Spanish Rice