Puerto Rican Style Chicken and Rice

Recipe by Chef Kate
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place bell pepper, garlic, onion, tomato, 1/2 cup cilantro and cubanelle pepper in a blender or food processor; blend until mixed (you have now made sofrito).
  • Add salt and pepper to taste and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Brown chicken on all sides, about 5 minutes. Add the rice and saute 1 minute.
  • Add the beer, sofrito (vegetable mixture) and 1/2 cup water.
  • Bring to a simmer, lower the heat and cook 15 minutes. Do not let the liquid come to a boil.
  • Add the peas and pimentos and cook 5 more minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cilantro and serve.
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