Chicken Spanish Rice

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Makes: 4 servings
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This flavorful rice uses canned tomatoes and chicken with fresh onion, green pepper, and celery. Chili powder and black pepper make it a perky main dish.

Ingredients

1/2 cup onion (chopped)
1/2 cup green pepper (chopped)
1/3 cup celery (sliced)
1/2 cup rice (uncooked)
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 can tomatoes (14.5 oz)
1 1/2 cups chicken (canned)
3/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

1. Cook onion, green pepper, celery, and rice in vegetable oil at medium heat in a large saucepan until soft, about 5 minutes.

2. Drain tomatoes and save the liquid.

3. Chop tomatoes into small pieces.

4. Add tomatoes, liquid, chicken, water, chili powder, and pepper to rice mixture.

5. Bring to a boil and stir. Cover and cook on low heat. Cook until rice is tender (about 25 minutes).

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