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Italian Chicken With Saffron Rice

Ingredients
  Vegetable oil/Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken pieces 3 Pound
  Finely diced celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic clove 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
For quick saffron rice
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Diced onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced
  Powdered saffron 1⁄16 Teaspoon
  Chicken stock 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1 , crumbled
  Chablis/Other dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Brand)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

In a large skillet, heat oil.
Add chicken and brown on all sides.
Add celery, garlic and parsley.
Cook stirring vegetables, 2 minutes longer.
Add salt, bay leaf and wine.
Cover.
Simmer until chicken is tender, about 40 minutes.
If desired, thicken sauce with 1 tablespoon flour that has been blended with 1 tablespoon water.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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