Arroz Con Pollo (Chicken with Rice) Recipe

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Submitted by christinavt

Makes 6 servings



Adapted from LHJ.com. bone-in chicken breast halves, dried oregano, chili powder, ground cumin, salt, ground pepper, vegetable oil, diced tomatoes, onion, cloves, chipotle chile in adobo (a smoked jalapeno pepper), chicken broth, instant rice, peas, cherry tomatoes, cilantro, lime wedges cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Arroz Con Pollo (Chicken With Rice)

228 g (6 small skinless) chicken breast halves, cooked per recipe, net from 4 lbs fresh (5065)
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
14 1/2 ounces canned diced tomatoes (82687)
1 small onion, cut into 1-inch chunks
2 garlic cloves
1/2 pepper, sun-dried chile (11962)
14 ounces (fat free, low-sodium) chicken broth (105273)
1 1/2 cups instant rice
1 1/2 cups frozen peas
1 pint cherry tomatoes
1/4 cup (coarsely chopped) fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Arroz Con Pollo (Chicken With Rice)

  1. Rinse chicken and pat dry. Combine oregano, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Sprinkle half of spice mixture over chicken and rub in with fingers;

  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking. Add chicken and cook, turning, until browned on all sides, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a 6-quart slow cooker.

  3. Place canned tomatoes, onion, garlic, chipotle and remaining spice mixture in a blender. Cover and blend until almost smooth; pour over chicken. Add broth.

  4. Cover and cook, 4 to 5 hours on low or 2 to 2-1/2 hours on high. Gently stir in rice, cover and cook on high, stirring once, 30 minutes. Turn cooker off, stir in peas, cover and let stand 15 minutes.

  5. Cut cherry tomatoes in half and toss with cilantro; serve over chicken and rice with lime wedges on the side.

Categories

Chicken, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Main Dish, American, Spanish, Slow Cook, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 327.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
317
Calories from Fat
39
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.3g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
29mg
10%
Sodium
526mg
22%
Potassium
361mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
50.9g
17%
Dietary Fiber
5.5g
22%
Sugars
6.0g
Protein
18.1g
Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 7% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in vitamin A
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