Portuguese Lime Chicken Rice Recipe

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Portuguese lime chicken Rice

maria maxey

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@crazychelf

Thanks Mom,for sharing great recipes and love.FROM the best mother on earth.Lidia RAPOSO.


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Serves:

18

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

8 Hr 40 Min

Ingredients

marinade sauce first.
1 Tbsp
portuguese olive oil
2 clove
fresh garlic finely chopped
1 tsp
dried basil
pinch
salt
12 tsp
pepper(either red flakes or black pepper.)
4 oz
boneless skinless chicken (breast half cut into bite size pieces.)
rice as follows
2 Tbsp
olive oil (divided)
2 Tbsp
finely chopped garlic
1 large
onion chopped
2
jalapeno pepper(or red hot portuguese (fresh,seeded and chopped
2
peeled tomato (seeded and coarsely chopped)
1 tsp
turmeric,(powder)
1 c
white rice(uncooked)
1 large
lime juice)
2
bay leaves
1 c
chicken stock
12 c
water
3 Tbsp
fresh chopped parseley

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix olive oil, garlic, basil,salt and pepper in a small bowl.. TOSS chicken in marinade,cover and refrigerate overnight.
2
HEAT 1 tablespoon of olive oil,in a small saucepan over medium-high heat ;Cook chicken and set aside.
Heat remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil,and cook garlic and onion until translucent.
3
STIR in jalapeno,chopped tomatoes,and salt,and turmeric;Cook for 2 minutes to soften tomato.
STIR in the rice ,mixing thoroughly .

STIR in half of the lime juice,bay leaves, chicken stock, water ,and cooked chicken.


BRING to a boil reduce heat to LOW,then cover and simmer 25 minutes,stirring occasionally untilthe rice has cooked.


REMOVE from heat , discard the bay leaves; stir in the remaining lime juice and parsley
4
We all had extra limes for adding more juice to top it over rice and chicken
WE all liked extra lime ,even add sliced lime on top of the dish, it looks very beautiful. Serve with a glass of white,wine goes very well.
muito gosto (great taste)

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