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Costa Rican Turkey With Rice

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Ingredients
  Turkey breast halves 2 1⁄2 Pound (1 Half, 2 To 2 1/2 Pound)
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced or pressed
  Canned diced green chiles 7 Ounce (1 Large Can)
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  Drained capers 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Dry oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Short grain white rice 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cilantro leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Lightly Packed)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Rinse turkey, pat dry, and place in a 4-quart or larger electric slow cooker.
Distribute onion, garlic, chiles, and tomatoes over and around turkey.
Sprinkle with capers, cumin, and oregano; pour in broth.
Cover and cook at low setting until meat in thickest part is very tender when pierced (8 to 10 hours).
Carefully lift out turkey and let stand until cool enough to handle.
Meanwhile, skim and discard fat from cooking liquid; then stir in rice.
Increase cooker heat setting to high; cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until rice is almost tender to bite (30 to 35 minutes).
Remove and discard skin and bones from turkey; cut or tear meat into bite-size pieces.
Stir turkey and cilantro into rice mixture; cover and cook until heated through (about 10 more minutes).
Season to taste with salt.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
645 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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