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Chicken Fambala Ya

Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 30 Milliliter (2 tablespoons)
  Chicken 2 Ounce (1 portion)
  Onion 1 Small, skinned and finely chopped
  Green pepper 1 Small, cored, seeded and finely chopped
  Ripe tomatoes 2 , skinned and roughly chopped
  Brown rice 3 Ounce (75 g)
  Bay leaf 1
  Fresh parsley/Dried- 5 ml (1 teaspoon) 2 Teaspoon, chopped (10 ml)
  Fresh thyme/Dried- 2.5 ml (1/2 teaspoon) 1 Teaspoon, chopped (5 ml)
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon (1.25 ml)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a casserole or saucepan heat oil and brown the chicken evenly on all sides.
2) Using a perforated ladle, remove chicken and drain on paper towel.

MAKING
3) In the same pan saute onion, pepper and tomatoes for about 5 minutes, stirring until soft.
4) Stir in the rice and mix with the onion, pepper and tomato.
5) Add the chicken to the pan and stream in cold water to cover.
6) Stir in the bay leaf, parsley, thyme, cayenne and salt and pepper to taste.
7) Allow to the boil, put the lid and simmer for 30 minutes, or until the chicken and rice are both tender and dry.

FINALIZING
8) Remove the chicken, bone it, and cut into bite-sized cubes, discarding the skin.
9) Place the chicken pieces back in the pan and heat through.
10) Season to taste and discard the bay leaf.

SERVING
11) Serve hot garnished with chopped parsley if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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