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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

In the Crock Pot Easy Lime Chicken and Spanish Rice Recipe

"Easy Lime Chicken & Spanish Rice"
I love crock pot meals...especially in the summer time when you
just can't even image turning on the oven...this is a very
simple meal to make and it taste so good!
 
Ingredients to make the Chicken:
1 Whole Chicken
1/2 White Onion
Seasoning salt
Cilantro
3 Limes

 Whenever I make a crock pot meal, I line mine with
one of these baggies by Reynolds...it truly makes the clean up so easy.
You just wipe the pot clean with a damp cloth.
 Trim the cilantro of the stems, slice the limes in half
chop up half the white onion.
Remove the guts from inside the bird rinse with water and
place the chicken in the crock pot, pull back the skin to
expose the breast, with a fork
poke some holes on the top part of the bird.
Rub the chicken really good with seasoning salt.
Squeeze the juice from 2 1/2 of the limes all over the bird
 on the top, along the sides and the inside as well.
 Take a hand full of the cilantro, onion and lime halves
and place them around the outside and the inside of the bird.
 Stuff it good...place a few slices of the other half of the lime
under the skin of the breast.
Pull the skin up and over the limes.
Cover and cook on high for about 5 hours...
My chicken was a little over 5lbs...
Use a meat thermometer to check for doneness.
This is a simple and delicious meal...this can
also be made with oranges & cilantro.
 
 Now on to the Spanish Rice
 
I learned how to make this recipe from my sister...and she learned it
from her mother in law years & years ago...who was from Mexico...it's
been a little Americanized. 
 

Ingredients to make the Spanish Rice:
1 cup of rice (I use short grain)
1 can of Beef Broth (14.5 oz. can)
1 teaspoon of Chicken Flavor Bouillon (I use Knorr)
1 can of Tomato Sauce ( I only use about 6 ounces)
1/2 White Onion diced
 
On medium heat pour a couple tablespoons of Olive Oil in a sauce pan

 Pour in the rice and cook & stir until the rice
begins to brown.
Add the onion and continue to cook & stir
until the onion is translucent.
Sometimes the onion will stick so I use a little
nonstick spray.
Pour in the can of Beef Broth
Add 1 teaspoon of Chicken Bouillon
Add in about 6oz. of the Tomato Sauce and bring to a boil,
cover and cook on low heat for 20 minutes
We love to have this with corn tortillas...I
use my electric skillet to heat them, you can do so many all at once.
My husband loves to pile everything on top of the tortillas...
I really love to make this dish for him...and he really loves it
the next day when I fry up some eggs and put them on top of
the leftover rice.

This meal has been approved by my husband
and he says it's Umm-Umm Good!
Happy Crock Potting!
Connie

 



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