Chicken Braised in a Tomato and Beer Sauce

Chicken Braised in a Tomato and Beer Sauce


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This is a very easy chicken dish that fries the chicken then finishes it in a rich tomato, beer, rice, capsicum and pea sauce.


Serves: 6 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (1kg+) whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 green capsicum, diced
  • 1/2 (400g) tin tomato puree
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • 1 pinch salt, to taste
  • 2 chicken stock cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked white rice
  • 1 cup (250ml) beer
  • 1 (400g) tin peas, drained
  • 1/2 red capsicum, roasted and sliced

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Heat oil in a large frypan over medium high heat. Saute chicken until lightly browned. Remove from the frypan and set aside.
  2. Saute onion, garlic and green capsicum until soft then stir in tomato puree, saffron, salt and stock cube. Return chicken pieces to frypan. Cook for 10 minutes then add rice and reduce heat to low.
  3. Add beer and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes stirring occasionally until rice is tender.
  4. Stir in peas with liquid and garnish with roasted red capsicum to serve.

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