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Cajun Chicken with Confetti Rice


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Ingredients:

PILAF
  • 3 Strips bacon
  • 1 Red pepper
  • 1 c Rice
  • 1/2 ts Salt
CHICKEN
  • 4 Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 4 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Green onions, trimmed and sliced thin (up to 4)
  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 ts Ground red pepper
  • 1/2 ts Thyme
  • 1/2 ts Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 ts Salt

Directions:

Pensacola News Journal had this a while back and it sounds good.
 
Cook bacon in a medium saucepan until crispy. Meanwhile, core and mince red pepper. Remove bacon from pan and cook red pepper in bacon drippings for 5 minutes over medium heat. Add rice, 3 cups water and salt. Bring to a boil, cover and cook 18 minutes. When the rice is done, crumble the bacon and stir it into the rice. Meanwhile, slice chicken into thin strips, about 1/2 inch by 3 inches. Mince garlic and onions. Heat oil in a wide skillet over high heat. Add garlic, chicken and onions, then measure spices and add to the skillet. Cook 4-5 minutes, stirring, until chicken is opaque. Serve chicken with rice pilaf. Serves 4.
 
Posted to EAT-L Digest 22 November 96
 
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 1996 20:30:10 -0600
 
From: Pam and KerryAnn Cobb <priss@AMARANTH.COM>