Spanish Chicken and Rice Recipe

Spanish Chicken and Rice Recipe
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Spanish Chicken and Rice, or Arroz Con Pollo, is a tasty Spanish delicacy. Learn how to make/prepare Spanish Chicken & Rice by following this easy recipe.
Spanish Chicken and Rice Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 1 frying Chicken (cut up)
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup Celery (chopped)
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Onion (chopped)
  • 1 clove Garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup raw long-grain Rice
  • 1 can (8 ounces) Tomato Sauce
  • 1½ cups Water
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp Saffron Threads (crumbled)
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Brown Sugar (optional)
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) Pimientos (chopped)
How to make Spanish Chicken and Rice:
  • Heat oil in a heavy skillet, over medium heat. Brown chicken and remove from heat.
  • Pour off all, but 2 tbsp of oil. Add in celery, green pepper, onion, garlic, rice, tomato sauce, water, saffron, salt, pepper, and sugar. Stir the ingredients well.
  • Transfer the chicken pieces back to the skillet.
  • Cover the skillet and cook for 30-40 minutes, on low heat. The rice should be cooked by this time.
  • Fluff the rice with a fork and add pimiento.
  • Heat through and serve warm.