How to Prepare Homemade Imperial Rice

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Imperial Rice.

Hello everybody, I hope you are having an amazing day today. Today, I will show you a way to make a special dish, imperial rice. It is one of my favorites. This time, I’m gonna make it a bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Imperial Rice is one of the most popular of current trending meals in the world. It’s enjoyed by millions every day. It’s easy, it’s quick, it tastes delicious. They’re fine and they look wonderful. Imperial Rice is something that I’ve loved my entire life.

To begin with this recipe, we have to first prepare a few ingredients. You can cook imperial rice using 16 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.

The ingredients needed to make Imperial Rice:

  1. Prepare of chicken thighs.
  2. Take of onion, diced. Half will be used in slow cooker and half will be used later in final preparations..
  3. Make ready of garlic, minced. Half will be used in slow cooker, the rest in the final preparations..
  4. Make ready of Water.
  5. Make ready of saffron rice mix.
  6. Get of mayonnaise (optional).
  7. Get of olive oil.
  8. Make ready of green bell pepper, diced.
  9. Take of salt.
  10. Get of pepper.
  11. Make ready of dried oregano.
  12. Get of lime juice.
  13. Take of cooking wine.
  14. Take of can tomato paste.
  15. Take of mozzarella cheese.
  16. Make ready of optional garnishes: parsley, pimento slices or olives.

Steps to make Imperial Rice:

  1. Imperial rice, or arroz imperial is a staple in the Cuban American community. It is frequently served at South Florida parties and other events. This recipe is for a small portion to serve at home, but can be scaled up to serve larger groups..
  2. In a slow cooker, add 1/2 diced onion, 3 minced garlic cloves, and the chicken thighs. Add water to cover the ingredients. Cook on low heat for 8 hours or until chicken is tender..
  3. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with fork. Discard bones, retain the broth. Set aside..
  4. Prepare saffron rice according to package instructions, substituting the broth from the slow cooker for the water, using the specified amount. Alternatively, you can prepare saffron rice from scratch, but using the packaged mix saves time..
  5. Optional: Many people will add mayonnaise to the cooked rice before putting it into the casserole dish. I don't, but I am including this step for those who are so inclined..
  6. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  7. In a large skillet, add olive oil and turn on low heat. Add green pepper and onion. When onions start to become translucent, add salt, pepper, oregano and garlic. Saute for 2-3 minutes, then add shredded chicken and lime juice. Saute 2-3 minutes more..
  8. Add cooking wine and tomato paste. Blend with other ingredients. Raise heat and cook until liquids reduce. Remove from heat..
  9. In a casserole dish, add cooked rice. Layer the chicken over the rice. Top with mozzarella cheese..
  10. Bake for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and beginning to brown..
  11. Garnish and serve. I prefer parsley, but pimento slices or stuffed olives are more commonly used..

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