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Arroz con Pollo (peruano) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jennifer Luna
Added: Monday, February 9, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 T fresh Coriander (cilantro)
60ml/2fl.oz. Vegetable Oil
Salt and Pepper
4 boneless Chicken Breasts, skinned
2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
1 Onion, finely chopped
325g/-12oz Long Grain Rice
600ml/20fl.oz. fresh Chicken Stock
100g/4oz Frozen Green Peas
2 aji verde, cut into very thin strips

Directions:
Directions:
Place the coriander in a blender together with 120ml/4fl.oz. of water and process until quite smooth.
Pass through a wide meshed strainer to remove the excess water and set aside.
Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the chicken, garlic and onion and fry over a medium heat for about 20 minutes, turning from time to time, until the chicken is just cooked.
Add the reserved blended coriander and the stock and bring to the boil, stirring well.
Add the rice and aji verde and cook over a medium heat for 15-20 minutes until liquid is almost completely absorbed.
Add the peas and continue to cook over low heat for a further 5-10 minutes or until the rice is cooked. This is traditionally served with the chicken completely covered by the rice.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4/5
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30

 

 

 

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