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Spanish Chicken and Rice

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“This is a healthy, flavorful family meal. To turn this dish into a party-friendly paella, you can add 1/4 t. saffron with the rice. Then, 5 minutes before the rice is done, you can add 3/4 lb. peeled and deveined shrimp. This gives this recipe a bit of versatility.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels. Season with 1/2 t. salt and 1/4 t. pepper and cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  3. Add the onion and bell pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the wine, tomatoes and their liquid, rice, 1/2 t. salt, and 1/4 t. pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
  4. Stir the peas into the rice and chicken and cook, covered, until heated through, about 2 minutes.
  5. Spoon the chicken and rice onto individual plates and sprinkle with the parsley. Garnish with the olives.

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