Majadito batido de pollo (Bolivian chicken and rice)
Majadito is a delicious chicken and rice dish. Serve it with a fried egg and some plantains.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 40minutes
Total Time 50minutes
Author Lizet Bowen
1 medium onion, minced
1medium green pepperdiced
2chopped celery stalks
2tablespoonsfresh oregano or 2 teaspoons dried oregano
4tablespoonsfresh parsley o 3 teaspoons dried parsley
1skinlessboneless chicken breast, cut in bite-size
1teaspoonsaltor to taste
1/4teaspoonground black pepper
2cupsuncooked long grain rice
8cupschicken broth or water
In a big pot, add oil and saute onions, garlic, green pepper, celery, oregano and parsley, for about 5 minutes.
Add the chicken, cook for 3 minutes and then add the tomatoes. Cook for another 5 minutes.
Add chicken broth or water to the pot, wait until is boiling and add the rice, salt, pepper, cumin and tomato paste. Cook in low heat, stirring every 2 or 3 minutes. It takes about 25 to 30 minutes for the rice to be done. It needs to be a little bit soupy.