Cuban Chicken with Yellow Rice

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Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4 servings


2 tablespoons olive oil
4 chicken breasts
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 1/2 cups hot water
1 medium garlic clove, minced
1 (10 ounce) package yellow rice
1/2 lb frozen peas, do not thaw
2 roasted red peppers, chopped


1 Heat oil in a large deep skillet over med-high heat. Add chicken and brown on both sides until golden and almost done. Remove to a plate, sprinkle with salt and pepper and keep warm.

2 Pour water into skillet and add garlic. Bring to a boil and add rice and stir. Add chicken back to pan on top of rice and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat. Cook until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender, about 20 minutes.

3 Spoon peas and roasted red pepper over top. Cover again and cook 3-5 more minutes.


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