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Picante Pollo Con Pimientos

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Category: Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 6 Chick breast halves
  • 1/2 ts Dry oregano -- crushed
  • Boneless -- skinless
  • 1 sm Red bell pepper -- cut
  • 2 ts Ground cumin
  • Thin strips
  • 1 lg Onion -- cut 1/2"wedges
  • 1 sm Green pepper -- cut
  • 3 Cloves garlic -- minced
  • Thin strips
  • 1 tb Olive oil or veg oil
  • 1/3 c Slice ripe olives
  • 28 oz Stewed tomatoes
  • 3 c Hot cooked rice -- up to 4c
  • 2/3 c Picante sauce
  • 2 tb Chp cilantro -- (opt)
  • 1/3 c Finely diced ham


Rub 1 t. of cumin evenly onto both sides of chicken; set aside. In large
skillet, cook onion and garlic in oil until onion is tender but not brown.
Add tomatoes, picante sauce, ham, oregano and remainning cumin; mix well.
Bring to boil, stirring occasionally. Add chicken; spoon sauce over
chicken. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until chicken is cooked through,
about 15 minutes. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm. Add peppers and
olives to skillet. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 10 to 15 minutes
or until peppers are tender and sauce is thickened. Arrange chicken over
rice; Spoon sauce over chicke and rice. Sprinkle with > cilantro, if
desried, and serve with additioanl picante sauce.

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