A favorite in Louisiana. Yeild: 6 servings.


  • 2 lbs skinless,boneless chicken breasts(and thighs)
  • Carrot peeled and cut, stalk celery, and 1/2 onion.
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 (14-1/2 oz) can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp Worchestershire sauce
  • 3 c chicken broth, reserved from boiling chicken
  • 1 1/2 c raw rice


Combine chicken with carrot, celery and half onion in a pot filled with water. Boil until chicken is done, reserve broth.In a large pot, saute' onion, green pepper, and garlic in olive oil until tender. Add stewed tomatoes, bay leaf, Worchestershire sauce, 3 c reserved broth, rice and cooked chicken that has been cut into pieces. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and cover for 20 to 30 minutes or until rice is done.

Calories:457; Cholesterol:89; Fat(g): 13.1; Calories from fat: 25.7%

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Louisiana Kitchen, Holly Berkowitz Clegg
Submitted By: Ray
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