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Caribbean Chicken and Rice (Asopao De Pollo)

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 3 lb Broiler Fryer Chicken; Cut
  • -Up
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 ts Ground Coriander
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • 2 c Water
  • 16 oz Tomatoes, Stewed; With
  • -liquid
  • 1 md Onion; Chopped
  • 1 Clove Garlic; Crushed
  • 1 c Rice, Regular; Uncooked
  • 10 oz Green Peas, Frozen
  • 1 md Green Pepper; Chopped
  • 1/2 c Fully Cooked Smoked Ham;
  • -Cubed (about 2 ounces)
  • 1/3 c Pitted Small Green Olives
  • 1 tb Capers
  • Grated Parmesan cheese


Place chicken in 12 inch skillet or Dutch oven. Sprinkle with salt,
oregano, coriander and pepper. Add water, tomatoes, onion and garlic. Heat
to boiling. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 30 minutes. Stir rice into
liquid. Cover and simmer until thickest pieces of chicken are done, about
20 minutes. Rinse frozen peas under running cold water to separate. Drain.
Add peas, green pepper, ham, olives, capers and 1 tablespoon caper liquid
to chicken. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Serve with cheese.
tomatoes, onion and garlic.

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