Baked Cuban chicken and rice

Baked Cuban chicken and rice


For the stock
For the chicken
For the sausage mix
To serve

Preparation method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4 and butter a casserole dish.

  2. For the stock, mix the spices and seasoning together in a bowl and blend with the little olive oil.

  3. Stir the spice mix into the chicken stock and add the rum.

  4. For the chicken, heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the chicken. Fry until golden-brown then remove and set aside.

  5. For the sausage mix, fry the sausage, carrot, onion and garlic until soft. Remove and place in a bowl.

  6. Add the rice, tomatoes, beans, parsley and the butter to the sausage mix and season well.

  7. Put half of the mix into the casserole dish. Layer the chicken on top and cover with the rest of the mix. Pour over the stock and cover.

  8. Place in the oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until the rice is cooked.

  9. Serve with chilli sauce or garlic mayonnaise.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

30 mins to 1 hour cooking time

Serves 4

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