Shredded Chicken & Rice

Monika Rosales

By
@THEDEVOTEDCOOK

Fussy Friendly chicken & rice...perfect for a crowd


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Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 lb
bone in chicken thighs or breast
2 c
parboiled rice
1/2
onion, diced
1/2
green pepper, diced
4
garlic cloves,mashed
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 tsp
bijol(yellow food coloring)
few green olives
red pimentos for garnish
cilantro, for garnish
salt/pepper to tast
1
bay leaf
1 small
envelope chicken bouillon
3 c
water
1/2 c
tomato sauce

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring to boil the water, chicken and chicken bouillon, reduce heat and simmer about 20 mins....take out chicken and let cool to shred....save the broth
2
meanwhile, sauté onions, peppers, garlic in olive oil, add in the tomato sauce, bay leaf and olives.
3
add in the 2 cups of rice and bijol...stir all together
4
add in the saved chicken broth about 2 cups and the shredded chicken, bring to boil....stir, cover and put on low 20-30mins...till all water absorbed by rice.
5
gently fluff the rice and add the red pimentos and cilantro...ENJOY

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cuban
Other Tag: For Kids