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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Chicken in Garlic-Sherry Sauce

Written by Chacha on Jun 25th, 2012 in Bone-In Thigh, Meats, Poultry, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 8 large chicken thighs 2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons each unsalted butter and extra-virgin olive oil 6 large cloves garlic, minced 3 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves only, chopped 1/3 cup dry sherry (recommended Jerez) 1/3 cup chicken broth (preferably homemade) Direction Sprinkle chicken with lemon juice. Season well […]

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Chicken in Cream-wine sauce

Written by Chacha on Jun 25th, 2012 in Boneless Chicken Breast, Meats, Poultry, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 4 boneless chicken breasts, pounded thin Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper All-purpose flour 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil ½ medium white onion, finely minced 1 large clove garlic, finely minced 1/2 cup good dry white wine 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice ¼ cup heavy cream 1/2 stick unsalted butter, softened Cooked plain long-grain rice […]

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