5lg garlic cloves *approximately 2 tbsp minced or crushed
1 1/2cupsJasmine or Basmati rice
Juice of 2 limes
14.5ozcan fire roasted tomatoes with juice
1can lg black olives
fresh chopped cilantro for garnish *optional
Preheat oven to 350℉.
Add oil to dutch oven and heat over med/high heat for 3-4 mins. Salt & pepper both sides of chicken legs & thighs. Add chicken to pan and sear 4-5 mins per side or until chicken reaches a light golden brown, making sure to carefully turn chicken pieces and use a splatter screen if needed. Remove chicken from pan.
With the heat still on add onions and sauté until sweated, about 2-3 mins. Add spices, stir and continue sautéing for another 1-2 mins. Turn off heat and add garlic, rice, lime juice, tomatoes (with juice), broth and olives. Stir well. Evenly place seared chicken pieces into rice mixture. Cover with lid and bake at 350℉ for approximately 55 -60 mins. (see notes above under tips section if using brown rice)
Garnish with chopped cilantro.
*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.*