Shredded Chicken & Rice

1
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

How to Make Shredded Chicken & Rice

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

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About Shredded Chicken & Rice

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




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