By Eddy − On Friday, January 5, 2018, 6 years ago in Chicken Recipes
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Portuguese Chicken Rice Recipe


This delicious Portuguese chicken rice recipe (receita de arroz de frango) makes a great meal for the whole family.
Portuguese Chicken Rice Recipe


Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 50 min
Ready In1 h 5 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

1 small cooked chickenBacon (to taste)1 cup of rice2 cups of water1 red pepper1 onion2 garlic clovesolive oil (to taste)1 Portuguese sausageCheese (to taste)1 bay leaf1 small carrot (grated)Salt and pepper (to taste)Parsley (to taste)
1 small cooked chickenBacon (to taste)1 cup of rice2 cups of water1 red pepper1 onion2 garlic clovesolive oil (to taste)1 Portuguese sausageCheese (to taste)1 bay leaf1 small carrot (grated)Salt and pepper (to taste)Parsley (to taste)
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Preparation

  1. Cook the chicken with 3/4 of the sausage in enough water and set aside.
  2. In a pot, put a generous amount of olive oil, add a few chopped bacon bits, the onion and let it cook, when the onion is translucent, add the chopped garlic, bay leaf, grated carrot and pepper.
  3. Sauté for a few minutes then add the cooked and shredded chicken and the cooked sausage cut into small pieces.
  4. Add a good amount of the broth/water you used to cook the chicken and sausage in, when it boils, add the rice.
  5. Stir and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Cover and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally so it doesn't stick to the bottom of the pot.
  7. When the rice is almost cooked (about 15 minutes), transfer everything to a baking dish.
  8. Preheat the oven to 180C or 350F.
  9. Place the uncooked sausage (1/4) cut into slices on top and cover with cheese.
  10. Sprinkle with the chopped parsley and bake until the cheese is golden brown (15 to 20 minutes).
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Rebecca Block
Rebecca Block
Making right now, for supper
9 months ago, Saturday, August 19, 2023
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Eddy
Nice, let us know how it turns out.
9 months ago, Saturday, August 19, 2023
Lisa Figueiredo
Lisa Figueiredo
This sounds delicious. It's one step further than our "Portuguese Chicken and Rice". We stop before the casserole dish in the oven.
1 year ago, Wednesday, December 7, 2022
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Dorte Maio
Dorte Maio
Under ingredients it doesn’t say anything about carrots until you get to directions. So does this recipe have carrots?
1 year ago, Wednesday, December 7, 2022
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Rebecca Block
Rebecca Block
I can't find carrots in the ingredient list either ?
9 months ago, Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Eddy
Just added that to ingredients.
9 months ago, Wednesday, August 16, 2023
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