← Back to Search Results
baking, braising Spanish
Chicken Basque Recipe-8363

Photo by: Mark Shapiro
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

This easy chicken bistro dish with its Spanish flavors is one of my favorite ways of incorporating rice into a dish. Serve the comforting stew with crisp steamed broccoli.

Yield: Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken legs
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 onions, coarsely chopped
  • 1 sweet red pepper, sliced
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) hot pepper flakes
  • 12 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • ½ lb (250 g) prosciutto, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped sun-dried tomatoes (see Notes)
  • 1 cup (250 mL) parboiled rice
  • 1 can (19 oz/540 mL) tomatoes
  • 1 cup (250 mL) dry white wine or chicken stock
  • 1 orange, peeled, halved crosswise and cut into wedges
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) black olives, pitted and halved

Directions

1. Cut chicken legs into drumsticks and thighs. In large deep skillet or shallow ovenproof casserole, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken in batches, sprinkling lightly with salt and pepper. Remove and set aside.

2. Drain off all but 2 tbsp (25 mL) drippings from pan. Add onions, red pepper, hot pepper flakes, and salt and pepper to taste; cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.

3. Add garlic, prosciutto and sun-dried tomatoes; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add rice and stir well to coat. Add tomatoes and wine; bring to boil, scraping up any brown bits from bottom of pan. Top with chicken; tuck orange wedges and olives around pieces. Cover and bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 1 hour or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced.

Notes

It’s not necessary to rehydrate tomatoes for this dish.


© 2002 Rose Murray

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information is based on 1/8 teaspoon added salt.

 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

787kcal (39%)
119mg (12%)
84mg (141%)
177mcg RAE (6%)
1416mg
104mg
55g
12g
6g
60g
182mg (61%)
2243mg (93%)
8g (41%)
31g (47%)
6mg (34%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 
Free Activity Kit for Love Monster and the Last Chocolate!

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

lucindas-authentic-jamaican-kitchen Lucinda's Authentic Jamaica...
by Lucinda Scala Quinn
fresh-from-the-market Fresh from the Market
by Laurent Tourondel
american-vegan-kitchen American Vegan Kitchen
by Tamasin Noyes
desserts-4-today Desserts 4 Today
by Abby Dodge
cooking-for-friends Cooking for Friends
by Gordon Ramsay
hudson-valley-mediterranean-the-gigi-good-food-cookbook Hudson Valley Mediterranean...
by Laura Pensiero
the-provence-cookbook The Provence Cookbook
by Patricia Wells
bistro-cooking-at-home-more-than-150-classic-and-contemporary-dishes Bistro Cooking at Home: Mor...
by Gordon Hamersley
the-sweet-life The Sweet Life
by Kate Zuckerman
secrets-of-slow-cooking-creating-extraordinary-food-with-your-slow-cooker Secrets of Slow Cooking: Cr...
by Liana Krissoff
the-whole-beast-nose-to-tail-eating The Whole Beast: Nose to Ta...
by Fergus Henderson
mom-a-licious Mom-a-Licious
by Domenica Catelli
the-country-cooking-of-ireland The Country Cooking of Ireland
by Colman Andrews
unforgettable-desserts Unforgettable Desserts
by Dede Wilson
the-bread-bible The Bread Bible
by Rose Levy Beranbaum
good-to-the-grain Good to the Grain
by Kim Boyce
Close_overlay

Thanks for signing up!

You'll receive an activation email in your inbox shortly. Don't forget to click that link and activate your new Cookstr.com account!

Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up for Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?