My Global Food Challenge


Chicken and Rice with Paprika (Macedonia)

Yield: 5 Servings


2 cups long grain rice
10 Chicken pieces
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup butter
1 medium Onion
1 tsp. paprika
1 small piece celery


Place chicken in pot; cover with water (at least 6 cups). Bring to boil removing scum from top; add salt and cook until tender. About 1 hour.

Meanwhile, melt butter in frying pan and saute finely chopped Onion and celery until light gold colour, stirring to prevent burning. When chicken is completely cooked, measure 5 cups of broth into frying pan and bring to boil.

Add rice and 1 tsp. salt, cover and cook slowly until water is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Place in a warm serving dish. While rice is boiling, remove Chicken pieces from pot and drain well. Brown Chicken in melted butter and 1 tsp. paprika.

Place Chicken pieces over rice. Sprinkle dish with chopped parsley, salt and black pepper.

Link to My Post on Macedonia:

Cuisine: Macedonian

Main Ingredient: Chicken

File:Macedonia in Europe (-rivers -mini map).svg

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