Honduran Arroz con Pollo

Annacia *

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I just found this on honduras.com and simply had to save it to try.


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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3 lb
chicken
2 c
uncooked rice
2
medium carrots, peeled and cubed
1 c
peas
1 Tbsp
achiote
1 Tbsp
ground cumin
3
cloves garlic, minced
2-3 Tbsp
oil or butter
1
white onion, chopped, diced
1
stalk celery, finely chopped
4
tomatoes peeled and diced
1
green pepper, diced
1 c
white wine
1 c
water or chicken broth, more if needed
3 Tbsp
finely chopped fresh cilantro
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1Prepare a rub by mixing garlic, achiote, cumin,
salt and pepper.
Rub chicken with seasoning.

2Heat oil over medium heat in a saucepan and good
size, add the chicken pieces (skin side down) and cook
dams until browned on both sides.

3Add onions, tomatoes, peppers and celery, mix well and
cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4Add 1 cup white wine, cook for 20-25 minutes over
medium until the liquid is reduced by half, stirring frequently.
Add the chicken broth or water, rice, peas and carrots,
mix well.

5Cover and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes.
Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes or
until rice is tender but firm.

6Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve accompanied by ripe banana
Fried, a small salad, pickled onions, slices of avocado. -

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Latin American