Arroz con Pollo

Written by Chacha on Jun 28th, 2012 in Celery, Chicken broth, Main Dish, Meats, Onions, Peppers, Poultry, Recipe, Rice & Grains, Saffron, Spanish, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings:  4 Ingredients 1 generous pinch toasted saffron (Note: You can use 1/2 teaspoon bijol if saffron is not available. Recipe will taste as good and you will get the yellow color called for. Bijol is a condiment found in stores catering to Hispanics) 1/4 cup good-quality dry wine 1/4 cup hot chicken broth (preferably homemade) 1 whole chicken fryer, cut […]

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Chicken Rice Pilaf

Written by Chacha on Jun 28th, 2012 in Chicken broth, Main Dish, Meats, Onions, Peppers, Poultry, Recipe, Rice & Grains, Spanish, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings:  4 Ingredients A generous pinch toasted saffron threads (Note: You can use 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder or 1/2 teaspoon bijol if saffron is not available. The recipe will taste as good and you will get the yellow color called for. Bijol is a condiment found in stores catering to Hispanics.) 1/4 cup hot chicken broth (preferably homemade) 1/4 cup good-quality […]

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Saffron Rice with Corn (Yellow Rice with Corn)

Written by Chacha on Jun 25th, 2012 in Celery, Chicken broth, Corn, Onions, Peppers, Recipe, Rice & Grains, Side Dishes, Spanish, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients A generous pinch of toasted saffron (Note: You can use 1/2 teaspoon bijol if saffron is not available. The recipe will taste as good and you will get the yellow color called for. Bijol is a condiment found in stores catering to Hispanics) 1/4 cup hot good-quality chicken broth ¼ cup good-quality white wine 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 […]

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Rice and Zucchini

Written by Chacha on Jun 25th, 2012 in Chilies, Cilantro, Garlic, Lime, Recipe, Rice & Grains, Side Dishes, Spanish, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoons each unsalted butter and extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup finely chopped onion 2 large cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and finely minced ½ teaspoon freshly ground cumin 1 jalapeno pepper, finely minced ½ teaspoon Mexican or Greek oregano, crumbled 1 cup long-grain white rice (preferably not converted) 1 cup crushed tomatoes 1 lime, juiced 2 zucchini, sliced 2 […]

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Saffron Rice with peas (Yellow Rice)

Written by Chacha on Jun 25th, 2012 in Recipe, Rice & Grains, Side Dishes, Spanish | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients A generous pinch of saffron threads (Note: You can use 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder or 1/2 teaspoon bijol if saffron is not available. The recipe will taste as good and you will get the yellow color called for. Bijol is a condiment found in stores catering to Hispanics.) 1/4 cup hot chicken broth (preferably homemade) ¼ cup good-quality white wine 2 […]

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Mexican Rice

Written by Chacha on Jun 23rd, 2012 in Mexican, Recipe, Rice & Grains, Side Dishes | No Comments

Servings: 2 to 3 Ingredients 2 vine-ripened tomatoes (half pound), chopped 2 cups chicken broth (preferably homemade) 1/2 small white onion, chopped 1 large clove garlic, minced 3 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup long-grain white rice 1 sliced carrot 1/2 cup fresh or frozen peas 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 serrano chile Directions Add the tomatoes, onion, garlic and […]

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Lime-cilantro Brown Rice

Written by Chacha on Jun 23rd, 2012 in Mexican, Recipe, Rice & Grains, Side Dishes | No Comments

Servings: 3 to 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoon extra-virgin oil 1 1/4 cups brown rice (preferably Thai Jasmine Brown Rice) 2 teaspoons fresh lime zest 1 teaspoon kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 cups chicken broth (preferably homemade) 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice, for serving 3 scallions, whites and greens, chopped, for serving 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro (leaves […]

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