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Brazilian Chicken and Rice Recipe

Updated on March 8, 2013
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Easy 30 Minute Dinner

This delicious dinner is easy and filling. Even without the meat, the rest of the recipe makes a great side dish.

Ingredients

4 Tbs vegetable oil

1 yellow onion, finely chopped

3 cloves of garlic, crushed

1 bay leaf

3 cups white rice

4 cups hot water

1 can tomatoes, drained and chopped

1/2 tsp salt

6 chicken drumsticks

2 sliced hard boiled eggs

4 quart pot

1. Heat oil on medium-high and cook the onion and garlic until golden.

2. Add rice and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.

3. Add the bay leaf, tomatoes and salt. Bring to a boil, continuing to stir until almost all the water is evaporated, about 5 minutes.

4. Add chicken, stirring drumsticks into the rice.

5. Cover the pot and reduce temperature to a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is cooked.

Serve hot on a platter. Garnish with the hard boiled egg slices. Wonderful with focaccia bread.

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      Wise fool 5 years ago from Colorado

      I hope you enjoy it. It's a favorite of mine.

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      Learn Things Web 5 years ago from California

      This sounds so easy. I'll definitely give it a try.

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      krissy72 5 years ago from Ohio

      this sounds good, i'm always looking for new recipes to try.