Yield: Serves 8-10.
Dorothy's family insists that she make this for Christmas dinner; it's their all-time favorite. Chourico, a spicy Portuguese sausage, and Assafroa, Portuguese paprika, are available in Portuguese communities and in some of the larger supermarkets throughout New England.
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- 5-pound fowl or roasting chicken, cut in pieces
- 1-1/2 teaspoons allspice
- 3 teaspoons salt
- 1 large onion, diced
- Water to cover
- 2 whole chourico (Portuguese sausage)
- 2 cups raw rice, washed and soaked for 1 hour in cold water to cover
- 1 teaspoon Assafroa (Portuguese paprika)
- 1 teaspoon allspice
- 1 teaspoon salt