Experience the vibrant flavors of Brazil with our Galinhada, a traditional dish that fuses succulent chicken with aromatic rice and a symphony of spices. In this culinary journey, tender pieces of chicken are simmered to perfection, mingling with the fragrant richness of turmeric, garlic, and onion. Served atop a bed of fluffy rice, Galinhada is a celebration of Brazilian cuisine, offering a harmonious blend of textures and tastes that will transport you to the heart of South America with every savory bite.

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  • 1 ½ lbs chicken breast
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 Tbsp turmeric
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 12 oz chicken apple sausage
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 10 oz shredded carrots
  • 14.5 oz diced tomatoes
  • 1 ½ cups rice
  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth

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Preparation Instructions

  • Dice the onions and mince the garlic. 
  • Slice the chicken sausage into small slices and dice the chicken breast into bite size pieces. 
  • To the chicken, add the parsley, turmeric, salt & pepper, and apple cider vinegar, then stir to coat the chicken evenly. 
  • Rinse the 1 ½ cups of rice, then set aside near the sliced chicken sausage and open the can of tomatoes. 

Cooking Instructions

  • Heat a medium size pot over medium high heat. When it is hot, add the olive oil, then the diced chicken. Cook until the chicken is cooked through (165 F in the middle).
  • When the chicken is cooked, remove from the pot and set aside. 
  • Add the onion and shredded carrots, then cook for 5 min or until they begin to soften. 
  • Add the garlic to the pan and cook until fragrant - about 30 seconds. 
  • Pour the chicken broth into the pan and scrape a firm, flat spatula along the bottom to make sure nothing is stuck. 
  • Add the sausage, chicken, rice, and diced tomatoes to the pot, and stir to combine. 
  • Cover the pot with a lid and allow to cook on medium-low heat for 25-30 min, or until the rice has absorbed all of the liquid in the pot and the rice is tender. 
  • When the rice is completely cooked, fluff with a fork or a rice spoon, then enjoy!

For each serving:

  • 350 g
  • Optional: sprinkle parsley on top