Originally, this chicken and rice dish, with its mix of cinnamon and almonds, reminded me of Morocco, which isn't such a bad place to be. But then I realized that the spices are just as comfortable in India. In the end, I decided that as long it tasted good I would let the dish remain a bit ambiguous.
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I'm not going to deny that the inspiration for this dish came while eating a Chipotle bowl on a recent road trip. In fact, I'm glad that it did, because this is an easy and flavorful meal that I'll definitely be making again.
A one-pot meal of chicken cooked with rice, peppers, corn, black beans, and lime.
Rice studded with cilantro, olive, and sausage gets topped with flavorful tomato-y chickpea sauce.
Manhattan is home to many smells, but perhaps the most delicious is the chicken-y, savory scent that emanates from from the city's countless halal carts. Serving lunch to late-night, these carts dish up a container full of chicken rice that tastes like nothing else, crave-worthy and totally singular. To taste this particular chicken and rice you can get yourself to Midtown or try the home version, Kenji's Halal Cart-Style Chicken and Rice with White Sauce, a spot on rendition of the street food classic.
When stepping off of the train at 74th St-Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights, one is confronted with all kinds of street food options. Immediately outside the station on Roosevelt Avenue, there are usually three or four taco carts, and...