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Spanish Chicken and Rice

Rated as 4.52 out of 5 Stars

"I'VE had this recipe for 50 years and have probably made it hundreds of times. This dish can be prepared quickly. The portions are just right for two people, and any leftovers are just as delicious the next day. -Mary Nelms, Jacksonville, Florida"
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine flour, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken and shake until well coated. In a skillet, brown chicken in butter over medium heat. Remove chicken; set aside and keep warm. In the pan drippings, saute onion, green pepper and garlic until tender. Add pimientos and rice. Reduce heat; cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in broth, turmeric, chili powder and remaining salt; bring to a boil. Pour into an ungreased 2-qt. baking dish; top with chicken. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes or until chicken juices run clear and rice is tender.

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Most helpful positive review

Very nice recipe! I made a few additions for flavour and heat. I added 1/4 cup rep pepper and 2 diced jalapeno's, then 1/2 cup hot salsa for that tomato flavour. I used chicken breasts and bak...

Most helpful critical review

Hubby didn't like it and I wasn't really impressed with the flavor. Probably will not make this agian.

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Very nice recipe! I made a few additions for flavour and heat. I added 1/4 cup rep pepper and 2 diced jalapeno's, then 1/2 cup hot salsa for that tomato flavour. I used chicken breasts and bak...

My girlfriend made this for me and it came out great! She used pounded boneless breasts and omitted the pimentos. This is a dish that really tastes like homestyle Spanish cooking. Thanks!

What a wonderful recipe. The rice was to die for. I made this ahead of time then placed it in the oven when my husband came home. Needs to be cooked longer if you do this.

Not only does this recipe look beautiful but it tastes wonderful and has a wonderful aroma. I followed the recipe to the letter and will continue to do so because it was perfect.

VERY yummy. I added some more spices for an extra powww. but for the most part my family loved this. I added black beans to the rice and cheddar cheese on top of the chicken and it was veryy ver...

Followed it precisely and turned out absolutely wonderful. My wife raved about it and our 2 year old snapped up a lot of the chicken.

This was pretty darned good... I added some cayenne and garlic to the chicken coating, and the rice was to die for! Would definitely make it again. Thanks for the post!

I added some flavours to this as I was in a mood for messing, nothing major just some Cayenne pepper Tobasco and corriander and parsley. This was lovely easy and quick took less than 30 min to p...

Just made it tonight! yummy!!! I reduced the amount of salt, cut out the peppers, pimento, chili seasoning, black pepper, and halfed the onions for my heartburn sensitive hubby and it still came...