Total Time
1hr
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

After much searching, tasting and fiddling, this is my version of the classic.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large pot (2 gallon), add enough oil to cover bottom and put heat to high.
  2. Add cubed chicken and brown slightly, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add chopped veggies and spices, mix, cover and let cook for about 5 minutes, stir occasionally.
  4. Put in enough water to just cover veggies, cover, bring to a boil.
  5. Put in more water to reach about three inches from top.
  6. cover, bring to a boil, then turn down to medium low or until pot just barely boils.
  7. cook for about 25 minutes or until veggies tender (add reg rice here if using).
  8. turn off heat, add instant rice, stir, cover(keep on simmer for reg rice until tender).
  9. let sit for about ten minutes or until rice is tender.