Chicken With Saffron Rice Recipe

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Chicken With Saffron Rice
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  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper. In Dutch oven over medium-high heat, warm 1 tablespoon oil.
  3. Brown chicken in batches, 7-8 minutes per batch.
  4. Transfer to plate. Discard fat; wipe out pot.
  5. In same pot over medium heat, warm 1 tablespoon oil.
  6. Cook onion, bell pepper, saffron and red pepper flakes abut 10 minutes.
  7. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds.
  8. Add sherry; cook 1 minute. Add chicken, broth tomatoes and juices. Bring to simmer, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook 20 minutes.
  9. Add rice, olives, 1 1/4 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Increase heat to medium-high; bring to simmer. Cover, bake in oven 30 minutes; stirring once halfway through.
  10. Let stand 10 minutes.
  11. Sprinkle with parsley.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 979.31 Kcal (4100 kJ)
Calories from fat 836.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 92.95g 143%
Cholesterol 208.1mg 69%
Sodium 661.87mg 28%
Potassium 568.56mg 12%
Total Carbs 9.89g 3%
Sugars 3.85g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 21.27g 43%
Vitamin C 27.4mg 46%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 12%
Iron 6.4mg 35%
Calcium 42.2mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 255.22 Kcal (1069 kJ)
Calories from fat 218.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.22g 143%
Cholesterol 54.23mg 69%
Sodium 172.49mg 28%
Potassium 148.17mg 12%
Total Carbs 2.58g 3%
Sugars 1g 15%
Dietary Fiber 0.52g 8%
Protein 5.54g 43%
Vitamin C 7.1mg 46%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 12%
Iron 1.7mg 35%
Calcium 11mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 26.9
  • 27

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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