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                         Baked rice made with homemade chicken stock
This recipe was sent in by Radmila Koloska


Ingredients

  • Homemade chicken stock (see method below)
  • 3-4 drumsticks
  • 1 cup (250ml) rice
  • 1/2 an onion, diced
  • 1/2 tomato, diced
  • 1 tbsp Red Paprika
  • Vegeta, salt and pepper to taste

Method

Homemade chicken stock: 


1. Pour 1.5 litres of water into a pot.
2. On low to medium heat, boil the chicken drumsticks with the water until the meat is about to fall off the bone. (If water evaporates, top it up and simmer for 15 more minutes so it mixes in with the stock)

Rice:

1. Add oil and the ½ diced onion into a frying pan and cook onion until glassy.

2. Add cup of rice into the pan and combine, then add the ½ diced tomato. Cook together until the tomato is soft and combined with the other ingredients.

3. Remove frying pan from heat and mix in 1 tablespoon of red paprika. Pour mixture into a baking dish (tepsija).

4. Add 2 cups of the homemade chicken stock and 1 cup of boiling water to the rice in the pan. Add vegeta, salt and pepper to taste.

5. Place drumsticks in rice and bake in the oven at 190 degrees Celsius until rice is cooked and the water has mostly dried up.

TIP: With the leftover chicken stock, you can make homemade chicken soup.

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Ingredients

6 chicken drumsticks1 small brown onion1 carrot1 stick of celery (optional)300gm riceVegeta, pepper, saltSunflower oil for frying

Method

Cover drumsticks in water and bring to the boilEmpty water and refresh saucepan with new waterSeason drumsticks in water with Vegeta (and celery) and allow to boil on low heat for approx. 45 minutesPreheat oven to 180 degrees CelsiusFinely dice onion and carrot and fry until softAdd rice and fry together with onion and carrot until well combinedSeason with Vegeta and pepper, to tasteGrease baking pan with sunflower oil and pour in fried rice mixturePlace drumsticks on top of rice and cover rice with the seasoned water (drumsticks do not need to be entirely covered with water)Bake in preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for approximately 1 hour or until rice has cooked (rice should be moist, not dry)