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: https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/2014/10/11/macedonia/
Main Ingredient: Chicken