Thursday, September 18, 2008

Chicken and Rice

This is a very simple dish and really tasty.

Chop 1 large onion, mince 2 cloves of garlic, and chop 1 small green pepper.
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Cut 2 whole, boneless chicken breasts into chunks.
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Heat 4 Tbsp. olive oil in a pan and brown the chicken breasts. Remove from the pan.
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Add veggies and saute for about 5 minutes until they are soft.
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Add 1 cup of rice, 1 (14 1/2 oz.) can of diced tomatoes, 1 1/2 cups of water, 1 tsp. oregano, 1 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. cumin, and 1/4 tsp. of pepper. Bring to a boil.
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Reduce heat and add chicken. Simmer for about 45 minutes until the rice is soft and the chicken is thoroughly cooked. Add 1 cup of peas and cook for another 5-10 minutes.
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Enjoy!