Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Spanish Chicken & Rice

This quick and easy meal is delicious!!

to feed a family of 6 (4 small children + 2 adults), you will need:

5 chicken breasts
2-3 T oil
1/2 onion
3 cloves garlic
1 tsp cumin
1 large (19oz) can medium green enchilada sauce
1 3/4 c rice
1 3/4 c water
1/2 c cilantro
1/2 c spinach
paprika & saffron, salt & pepper

cut chicken breasts to desired size. season with salt and pepper, and paprika.

add oil to pan and cook chicken to about 1/2 way done on med/high heat.

take chicken out of pan and set aside.

add onion, garlic, and cumin. cook a couple minutes.

add green sauce, rice, water, then chicken on top. cover bring to boil. then turn to low and simmer about 20 minutes.

add chopped zucchini, spinach, cilantro, and a few sprigs of saffron. cook another 5 minutes until done.

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