Pechugas de Pollo Malaguenas

Written by Chacha on Jun 30th, 2012 in Bone-In Breast, Meats, Poultry, Recipe, Spanish | No Comments

Servings: 6 Ingredients 3 tbsp. each extra-virgin olive oil and unsalted butter 6 bone-in chicken breast halves Freshly ground black pepper Kosher salt 1 medium white onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced 1/3 cup almond slivers 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 cup good chicken broth (preferably homemade) 1/4 cup cream 1/2 cup golden raisins […]

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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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