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  • Chicken and Rice

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 1 cup rice and 1 piece chicken
    Calories 448
    Total Fat 7 g
    Saturated Fat 2 g
    Cholesterol 49 mg
    Sodium 352 mg
    Calcium 63 mg
    Iron 4 mg
    Take the skin off chicken to lower saturated fat and calories.

    Servings and Times

    Servings 6

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    chicken pieces (legs and breasts), skinned 6
    vegetable oil 2 teaspoons
    water 4 cups
    tomatoes, chopped 2
    green pepper, chopped 1/2 cup
    red pepper, chopped 1/4 cup
    celery, diced 1/4 cup
    carrot, grated 1 medium
    corn, frozen 1/4 cup
    onion, chopped 1/2 cup
    fresh cilantro, chopped 1/4 cup
    garlic, chopped fine 2 cloves
    salt 1/8 teaspoon  
    pepper 1/8 teaspoon  
    rice 2 cups
    frozen peas 1/2 cup
    Spanish olives 2 ounces
    raisins 1/4 cup
    1. In a large pot, brown chicken pieces in oil.
    2. Add water, tomatoes, green and red peppers, celery, carrots, corn, onion, cilantro, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook over medium heat for 20 to 30 minutes or until chicken is done.
    3. Remove chicken from the pot and place in the refrigerator. Add rice, peas, and olives to the pot. Cover pot and cook over low heat for about 20 minutes until rice is cooked.
    4. Add chicken and raisins and cook for another 8 minutes.
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