Preheat a pot with oil on medium heat.
Add the rice and occationally stir for 5 minutes.
Add the water, salsa and optional salt. Bring the pot to a boil.
Once the pot comes to a boil, place a lid on the pot and set the stove on low for 25 minutes.
Fluff the rice with a spoon or a fork. If your rice is too wet, put the lid back on for another 5 minutes.