Arroz con Pollo Risotto

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Main Ingredient: Grains
Serves: 8

Always popular risotto benefits from the addition of spicy chorizo sausage. Capers and olives add a kick to this comforting dish.

Ingredients

1⁄2 lb. chorizo, sliced
2 chicken breasts, cubed
1 onion, chopped
1⁄2 tsp. achiote paste
2 tbsp. oil
2 cups arborio rice
5 cups chicken stock
1 green pepper, chopped
1 tomato, chopped
Capers, as needed
Green olives, chopped, as needed
Parmesan, grated, as needed

Steps

1. In a skillet over medium heat, sauté sausage until cooked thoroughly. Remove sausage from pan and add chicken breast. Sauté until cooked; drain and reserve.

2. In a saucepan over medium heat, sauté onion and achiote in oil until onion is translucent. Add rice and sauté until lightly toasted.

3. Add 1⁄2 cup chicken stock and stir. When liquid is absorbed, repeat with remaining chicken stock in 1⁄2-cup increments, stirring constantly.

4. When rice is desired texture, stir in remaining ingredients. Garnish with additional parmesan.