Broccoli with chicken and rice

Brócoli con pollo y arroz
Broccoli is possibly one of the least preferred by people, especially children. However, all part of a prejudice, because this is in fact a vegetable very nutritious and well prepared is exquisite. So we invite you to try this broccoli with chicken and rice.
A good way to give a taste to those foods that you don't like, but you want to give him a chance, mixing them with things that you like, when the flavors are compatible, so that pay attention and you will surprise yourself with the results.


  • 2 boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups of vegetable soup
  • 2 cups of rice
  • 2 cups cut Broccoli Florets
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper


This is a very easy to make recipe, but please bear in mind the time of preparation of the rice and the proper time to make broccoli at his point, so follow our instructions very well.
Put the rice in a pot, remember you should use a drizzle of oil, a pinch of salt and for each cup of rice add two water. Normally within 10 minutes will have to move it so it does not stick and let dry.
While you're waiting that the rice is ready, take advantage to put to cook broccoli. We suggest you take it to the water when this bubbly and always leave it with the lid, the idea is that our broccoli is to the date (i.e. that it is soft outside but with the crunchy Centre). Depending on the flame that you use, it may take between 7 to 12 minutes.
Cut the chicken into small cubes or strips, in a frying pan put heat oil over medium heat, when it is hot added chicken and let that golden brown all over. Remove the chicken and in the same pot, add the broth, one-half cup water, broccoli and rice.
Stir everything very well and wait until mixture reaches about to boiling, seize this moment for season preparation. Leaves that the liquid should be reduced by some minutes and when it is more or less dry, place chicken, cover the pot and let that you cook for five minutes. The time the broccoli will give it to you, this should be soft, but a little crispy.
Once passed this time, remove the pot from the heat and let cool for one minute. You can put your preparation in a pretty container so that your guests are served or do it directly in dishes accompanied by a rich mash.
We hope that from now on you beat in many of your recipes broccoli because, in addition to nutritious, it is a very tasty vegetable.

Additional tips

  • For the stock options that you get at the grocery store or simply use make a soup with carrot, green beans and peas, can also add a piece of chicken, we suggest you to save your ingredients to prepare the broth with the skin and the bones of the breast that you are going to use. Cook until the water is reduced a little and you have a thick broth.
  • If you are a beginner with the broccoli you suggest using only the head, removing the stems. In this way you can leave familiar taste without it does distract you texture crisp of the stem.
  • Please note that when you want to reduce a preparation liquid you must Cook the ingredients with the pot without lid.
  • We recommend not to add salt, with the exception of rice, until those stir all. This is to avoid that it is you salty and you broke your recipe.
  • If you want to highlight the flavor chicken, we suggest you let it marinate overnight in a cup with pepper and black beer, it will give you a flavor that will be hard to forget.
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