the oil in a large sauté pan. Rinse the chicken under cold water
and pat dry with paper towels. Add the chicken pieces to the skillet
and brown on all sides. Remove the chicken and set it aside.
all of the drippings except for 2 tablespoons. Add the onion,
garlic and green bell pepper to the pan. Sauté until the peppers
begin to turn soft. Add the rice and sauté until lightly golden.
the water, tomato sauce, tomatoes, cilantro, basil, jalapeno pepper,
parsley, salt and black pepper. Stir and bring to a boil.
the chicken to the pan and simmer covered for 30 minutes or
until the rice and chicken are cooked. Add more water during the
process if necessary.