Rice with cockles and chicken

Published originally in lareira.net by Marta on 16/06/2002

Ingredients

Servings 6 people


  • 500 g cockle
  • 500 g rice
  • 500 g chicken
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 little packages saffron
  • 1 l water
  • salt
  • olive oil

Nutrition

Calories: 551kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 898mg | Potassium: 574mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 0.1g | Vitamin A: 0.2IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 0.4mg | Iron: 0mg

Step by step instructions

  • Wash the cockles and leave to soak for 1 hour in water with coarse salt. After 1 hour, drain the cockles and wash them again. Set aside.
  • Brown the clove of garlic, filleted, in olive oil.
  • Then, add the chicken, chopped and seasoned with garlic salt, and brown.
  • Meanwhile, heat up the liter of water and add the saffron to it.
  • Once the chicken is browned, add the rice and fry gently to seal it.
  • Add the cockles and mix them with the chicken and the rice.
  • Pour the water with the saffron and salt.
  • Cook, covered, until the water is completely evaporated (20 minutes aprox)
  • Add the peas, drained, cover and let settle for 5 minutes.
Arroz con berberechos y pollo
Rice with cockles and chicken

Ingredients

Servings 6 people


  • 500 g cockle
  • 500 g rice
  • 500 g chicken
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 little packages saffron
  • 1 l water
  • salt
  • olive oil

Step by step instructions

  • Wash the cockles and leave to soak for 1 hour in water with coarse salt. After 1 hour, drain the cockles and wash them again. Set aside.
  • Brown the clove of garlic, filleted, in olive oil.
  • Then, add the chicken, chopped and seasoned with garlic salt, and brown.
  • Meanwhile, heat up the liter of water and add the saffron to it.
  • Once the chicken is browned, add the rice and fry gently to seal it.
  • Add the cockles and mix them with the chicken and the rice.
  • Pour the water with the saffron and salt.
  • Cook, covered, until the water is completely evaporated (20 minutes aprox)
  • Add the peas, drained, cover and let settle for 5 minutes.
Arroz con berberechos y pollo
Nutrition Facts
Rice with cockles and chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 551 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 111mg37%
Sodium 898mg37%
Potassium 574mg16%
Carbohydrates 69g23%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 0.1g0%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 0.2IU0%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 0.4mg0%
Iron 0mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.