Puerto Rican Chicken with Rice Recipe

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Submitted by valorieesimon

Makes 6 servings



Saute onion and green pepper in oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and oregano; stir occasionally. Cook until onions are tender. Add chicken pieces, salt and pepper. Cook on low heat 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce. Add hot water; turn heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook until chicken is tender, 50 to 60 minutes. Add rice; adjust seasonings if needed. Stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for additional 20 minutes until rice is done. Just before time to serve, add pimientos. To serve, arrange chicken with rice mixture on lettuce lined platter, circle with cooked peas and sliced tomatoes. Serves 4 to 6.

Recipe Ingredients for PUERTO RICAN CHICKEN WITH RICE

4 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 med. onion, chopped
1 sm. green pepper, chopped
1 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tsp. Oregano
3 lbs breast chicken
1 1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. pepper
1 c. tomato sauce
2 3/4 c. hot water
1 1/4 c. rice
2 pieces g) Pimientos
10 oz. frozen peas, cooked separately

Recipe Directions for PUERTO RICAN CHICKEN WITH RICE

  1. Saute onion and green pepper in oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and oregano; stir occasionally. Cook until onions are tender. Add chicken pieces, salt and pepper.

  2. Cook on low heat 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce. Add hot water; turn heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook until chicken is tender, 50 to 60 minutes.

  3. Add rice; adjust seasonings if needed. Stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for additional 20 minutes until rice is done.

  4. Just before time to serve, add pimientos. To serve, arrange chicken with rice mixture on lettuce lined platter, circle with cooked peas and sliced tomatoes. Serves 4 to 6.

Categories

Chicken, Caribbean

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 530.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
544
Calories from Fat
131
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.6g
22%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
132mg
44%
Sodium
1229mg
51%
Potassium
302mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
43.5g
15%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
52.9g
Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 52%
Calcium 4% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
   
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