Cheap Chicken and RiceSubmitted by: MIZPICKLE
IntroductionA inexpensive and fast version of Arroz con Pollo. So tasty and bright. Everyone loves this and the leftovers are great the next day. A inexpensive and fast version of Arroz con Pollo. So tasty and bright. Everyone loves this and the leftovers are great the next day.
Chicken Breast (roughly 1lb cubed)
Salt and Pepper to taste
2 tbl Olive Oil
1 large Sweet Onion (Chopped)
1 large Red Bell Pepper (Chopped)
3 garlic clove (minced or crushed)
2 tsp Paprika
1 c White Wine
1.5 C Chicken broth or stock
1 can (14.5 oz) Diced Tomatoes (I used fire roasted w/ garlic)
3 Bay Leaf
1c Frozen Peas
1 can black beans (rinsed)
Pour the oil in a large pan and heat on med-high. Add the chicken and season with salt and pepper, brown 4-6 minutes. Add the diced onions and peppers and cook til softenedabout 4 minutes. Add the garlic and paprika. and cook 1 more minute. Add the small bag of mahatma rice and the extrra 1/2 c of white rice and mix with the veggies and chicken. Add the diced tomatoes, black beans, bay leaves, white wine and chicken broth. Bring everything to a boil, cover and then lower temp to med-low for 20 minutes. Uncover and stir in the frozen peas. Cover for another 10 minutes, remove the bay leaves and eat.
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MIZPICKLE.