Portuguese Chicken and Rice Recipe

Recipe Category: Portuguese

Portuguese Chicken And Rice Recipe


  • 1 lb. smoked Polish sausage, sliced thin
  • 2 1/2 lb. chicken pieces
  • vegetable oil.
  • salt and pepper.
  • 2 chopped onion
  • 1 c. rice, uncooked
  • 1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 4 tbsp. parsley
  • 1 can pitted olives, drained and cut in half
  • 1 3/4 c. chicken broth


  1. In large oven-proof kettle, brown sausage and onion
  2. Set aside
  3. In same kettle, brown chicken in small amount of oil, Set aside
  4. Add rice, broth, red pepper, parsley and olives to kettle
  5. Stir in sausage and onions
  6. Arrange chicken pieces on top
  7. Generously season with salt and pepper
  8. Cover and bake 30 minutes at 375 degrees; remove cover and bake 5-10 minutes longer to absorb water
  9. Make extra rice, it’s great later!

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