Arroz de Braga (Portuguese Rice)

Arroz de Braga (Portuguese Rice) This is a popular rice dish from Portugal. The rice is cooked with ham, sausage, chicken thighs, red bell pepper, and cabbage.


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 1 hr

    COOK : 50 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr 50 mins

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, chicken thighs, and drumsticks; cook and stir until starting to brown, about 10 minutes. Add ham, smoked sausages, and fresh sausages. Cook and stir until golden brown, about 10 minutes.

  • Stir rice, tomatoes, red bell pepper, spring onions, salt, and parsley into the saucepan. Pour in water and add chicken bouillon cubes. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, until flavors are combined, about 15 minutes. Stir in sliced cabbage. Continue to cook until rice is tender and water has been absorbed, about 15 minutes more.

  • Drizzle olive oil over rice before serving.

Per Serving: 539 calories; protein 26.2g; carbohydrates 61.5g; fat 19.9g; cholesterol 64.8mg; sodium 1489.6mg.