Pavo con arroz caldoso (Turkey with rice)

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Literally 'Turkey with wet rice', ie the rice is cooked together with the other ingredients as opposed to being cooked separately.

This dish is found throughout Spain, where turkey is eaten all year round and not just at Christmas.

Pavo con arroz caldoso (Turkey with rice)
Pavo con arroz caldoso
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:658
Ready in:1 hour
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:45 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:24th October 2012

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  1. Heat the oil in a deep pan.
  2. Season the turkey and stir into the oil until browned.
  3. Remove the turkey and place in a bowl.
  4. Add the onions and garlic to the same pan until golden and mix with the turkey in the bowl.
  5. Fry the potatoes until golden and add the peppers and saffron.
  6. When the peppers have started to brown, add the rice, stir and cook for a further minute.
  7. Finally, add the stock and lemon, cover, and allow to cook for about 15 minutes, by which time the rice should be cooked.
  8. Garnish with chopped parsley.

Serving suggestions

Like most Spanish dishes, this would be served on its own, but it would go nicely with a side dish of vegetables or salad.


Use chicken in place of turkey if you wish. --JuliaBalbilla 05:52, 15 January 2009 (UTC)

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