Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Chicken and Rice

November 24, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in chicken, CooksRecipes, Sunday's Chicken Dinner | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe is Chicken and Rice. Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Chicken Pieces, Onion, Tomato, Garlic, Long Grain Wild Rice, Frozen Peas, Parmesan Cheese, and more! A Sunday Chicken Dinner Classic for sure! You can find this recipe at the Cooks Recipes website where you’ll find a fantastic selection of recipes to please all tastes! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Chicken and Rice
Chicken and RiceTopped off with grated cotija cheese offers a unique touch to a very popular dish in many Latin American countries.

Recipe Ingredients:
3 pounds chicken pieces, skin removed
Salt and ground black pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil – divided use
1 large onion, chopped
1 large tomato, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 1/2 cups uncooked long-grain white rice
2 cups water
2 large carrots, sliced
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup pimiento-stuffed green olives, cut in half
1 tablespoon MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
1 cup loose pack frozen peas
2 tablespoons grated cotija or Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:
1 – Sprinkle chicken with salt and black pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook until browned on all sides. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
2 – Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in skillet. Add onion, tomato and garlic; cook for 2 minutes or until onion is tender. Add rice; cook for 2 minutes. Add water, carrots, bell pepper, olives and bouillon. Bring to a boil. Place chicken pieces over rice mixture.
3 – Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Cook for 10 minutes. Stir in peas. Cook, stirring once during cooking time, for an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with cheese before serving.
Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 520 Calories from Fat: 80 Total Fat: 9 g Saturated Fat: 2 g Cholesterol: 135 mg Sodium: 570 mg Carbohydrates: 49 g Dietary Fiber: 4 g Sugars: 6 g Protein: 59 g.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/chicken/chicken_and_rice_recipe.html

“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Stuffed Green Bell Peppers

November 30, 2015 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Meatless Monday, PBS | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Stuffed Green Bell Peppers. It’s from the PBS/Recipes website which has a great selection of recipes from all cuisines.
http://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/

 

 

Stuffed Green Bell PeppersPBS

Ingredients
6 medium green bell peppers
1 jar (about 28 ounces) vegan marinara sauce
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil (optional)
2 packages (16 ounces) Italian flavored crumbled or ground seitan (see note)
2 cups cooked and cooled long-grain brown rice (see note)
2 teaspoons all-purpose seasoning blend

 
Directions
1 – Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Slice about one inch off the top of each pepper. Seed the peppers.
2 – Spread 1 ½ cups of the marinara sauce and the 2 teaspoons of olive oil (optional) evenly over the bottom of a casserole that’s large and deep enough to hold all the peppers snugly so they remain upright during baking.
3 – Put the seitan, brown rice and all-purpose seasoning in a large bowl and stir well until combined. Stir in 2⁄3 cup marinara sauce and mix to combine. Spoon one-sixth of the seitan mixture into each pepper, mounding it, if necessary. Spoon 2 heaping teaspoons of the marinara sauce over each pepper. Carefully position the peppers in the casserole so they will remain upright while baking.
4 – Cover and bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until the sauce is bubbly and the peppers are tender but not mushy. Let cool for 7 to 10 minutes before serving.
5 – Serve the peppers with tricolore pasta on the side and topped with some of the sauce that has accumulated at the bottom of the casserole. Put the remaining sauce in a gravy boat or small bowl to pass around at the table.
Tips/Techniques
You may use unflavored, ground seitan in place of the Italian flavored variety. If using unflavored seitan, add an additional heaping teaspoon of all-purpose seasoning or Italian seasoning blend to the filling mixture before stuffing the peppers.

You may pre-cook the rice up to 48 hours ahead of making this recipe. Store it tightly covered in the refrigerator until use.

Nutrition Info
Amount per serving, based on 6 servings: 307 Calories; 6g Fat; 0g Saturated fat; 24g Protein; 868mg Sodium; 40g Total Carbohydrate; 2g Sugars; 2g Fiber

http://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/stuffed-green-bell-peppers/

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