Shredded Chicken & Rice

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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

  • 1Bring 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
  • 2meanwhile, sauté onions, peppers, garlic in olive oil, add in the tomato sauce, bay leaf and olives.
  • 3add in the 2 cups of rice and bijol...stir all together
  • 4add 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.
  • 5gently 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