Rating: 3.4 stars
10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

Cuban black beans are a perfect accompaniment with this chicken and rice dish.

Martha Stewart Living, March 1998

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Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place rice in a medium bowl, and cover with 2 inches of hot water. Let rice soak 10 minutes. Transfer to a colander, and drain. Rinse with cold water, and set aside.

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  • Place canned tomatoes, onion, and garlic in the jar of a blender. On high speed, blend the mixture until pureed, about 30 seconds. Set aside. In a small bowl, combine 4 teaspoons oregano with cumin, chili powder, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper. Rub each piece of chicken with the mixture, and set aside.

  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large Dutch oven. Cook the chicken in two batches over medium-high heat until browned on each side, about 2 minutes per side. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pot before browning second batch. Transfer all chicken to a bowl, and set aside. Add reserved rice to the remaining oil in pot, and cook over medium-low heat, stirring, until rice becomes slightly golden, about 2 minutes. Add jalapeno, and cook 1 minute more. Add tomato puree, and cook, stirring, until the liquid has been absorbed, 2 to 3 minutes. Add remaining 1 teaspoon dried oregano, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Add broth, peas, cherry tomatoes, and chicken; bring to a simmer over high heat.

  • Cover, and transfer pot to oven. Bake until chicken is cooked through and liquid has been absorbed, 25 to 35 minutes. Garnish with cilantro, and serve warm.

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Reviews (3)

10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: Unrated
01/24/2009
I just use boneless.
Rating: Unrated
04/28/2008
All you have to do is cut each half a breast in 3 pieces crosswise , cutting thru the bone. You will have about 6 equal pieces of chicken breast with bone in. So, for the 3 whole breast you will have 18 pieces total. Ans
Rating: Unrated
01/13/2008
i am not sure what it means to cut each bone-in breast into three triangle pieces with the bone still in the breast. Can anyone help?
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