Chicken and Rice

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken pieces (legs and breasts), skinned
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
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  • 1/4 cup red pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup celery, diced
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1/4 cup corn, frozen
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 2 cups rice
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 oz. Spanish olives
  • 1/4 cup raisins

Take the skin off chicken to lower saturated fat and calories.

Directions

In a large pot, brown chicken pieces in oil. Add water, tomatoes, green and red peppers, celery, carrots, corn, onion, cilantro, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook over medium heat for 20 to 30 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from the pot and place in the refrigerator.

Add rice, peas, and olives to the pot. Cover pot and cook over low heat for about 20 minutes until rice is cooked. Add chicken and raisins and cook for another 8 minutes.

6 servings--Serving size: 1 cup rice and 1 piece chicken

Each serving provides:

Calories: 448
Total fat: 7 g
Saturated fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 49 mg
Sodium: 352 mg
Calcium: 63 mg
Iron: 4 mg

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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