Arroz con pollo (One-Pot Chicken and Rice)

Arroz con pollo (One-Pot Chicken and Rice) Some other Yolenis Mediterranean Recipes

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Cuban Chicken with RiceOkay, so I need to make a slight confession here. Even though I am a Mediterranean Diet evangelist, I found this recipe in a Cuban cook book. One pot cooking is a very popular form of cooking here in the Mediterranean and particularly here in Spain. This type of cooking dates back over 100 years when Sheppard’s stayed with their sheep for weeks on end and the men cooked their own food from the simplest ingredients and with the minimum of kitchen utensils. However as we all know, Cuban cooking is heavily influenced by it’s Spanish roots and that is why I have included it here. It also tastes absolutely amazing and can be prepared with minimum fuss, hence it’s inclusion.

In 1950’s Cuba, when poultry was more expensive than either fish or beef, Arroz con Pollo was the preferred dish for special occasions and Sunday family gatherings. It’s a…

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