Spicy Red Rice With Chicken and Vegetables

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

Another dish that I discovered on another site, then tweaked to my taste preferences. For a dish that's not so spicy, reduce the amount of cayenne pepper and substitute plain or herbed diced tomatoes for the tomatoes with green chilies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in heavy large pot, over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Add chicken, bell peppers, onion, garlic and oregano to pot. Saute 5 minutes, then mix in paprika and cayenne pepper. Add rice and stir to coat.
  3. Mix in broth and tomatoes, and bring to a boil. Cover pot; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until chicken and rice are tender and liquids are absorbed, adding more liquid (I use the reserved juice) by 1/4 cupfuls if dry, about 25 minutes.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.


Most Helpful

I made just half of the recipe & then cut the 'spicy' way, way down by using a lot less of the paprika & cayenne pepper! Also used a homemade chicken broth, but other than that . . . Resulted in A VERY TASTY CHICKEN DISH & one I'd be happy to make again! Thanks for sharing! [Tagged, made & reviewed in Please Review My Recipe]

Sydney Mike January 09, 2009

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