Important Update: Calorie Count will be shutting down on March 15th. Please click here to read the announcement. Data export is available.

Arroz Con Pollo Recipe

Looking for an easy Arroz con Pollo recipe? Learn how to make Arroz con Pollo using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by aikatrine

Makes 65 servings



Chicken and rice. Servings in ounces. Half recipe.

Recipe Ingredients for Arroz con Pollo

1 1/4 lbs chicken, A
1 peppercorns, B
1 cloves garlic, B
1/2 tsp dried oregano, B
2 1/4 tsp salt, B
1 tsp olive oil, B
1/2 tsp vinegar, B
1/2 tbsp canola oil, C
1/2 oz salt pork, C
1 oz cured ham, C
1 onion, chopped D
1 green bell pepper, chopped D
2 chili peppers, sweet chopped D
1 tomato, D
3 sprigs coriander leaves, cilantro D
1/4 tsp salt, E
1 servings green olives, 5 E
1/2 tbsp capers, E
2 tbsp tomato sauce, E
1 tbsp butter, E
1 1/2 c white rice, E
16 oz green peas, F
4 oz pimentos, G

Recipe Directions for Arroz con Pollo

  1. Wash chicken and rub with ingredients in B. Let stand for several hours or overnight.

  2. In caldero heat fat and brown rapidly salt pork and ham. Reduce heat, add chicken and cook for 5 minutes.

  3. Reduce heat to low, add ingredients in D and saute for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. Meanwhile, drain liquid from can of peas into measuring cup and add enough water to measure 1 1/4 c. Reserve peas. Heat liquid and reserve.

  5. Add to kettle ingredients in E and mix over moderate heat for 2 minutes.

  6. Add reserved hot liquid to kettle, mix well and cook uncovered over moderate heat until rice is dry.

  7. With a fork, turn rice over from bottom to top.

  8. Cover kettle and cook over low heat for 40 minutes. Halfway during cooking, turn rice over again.

  9. Add peas, turn rice over once more, cover, and cook for 15 minutes over low heat.

  10. Spoon rice onto a serving platter.

  11. Heat pimentos in their juice, drain and garnish the rice. Serve immediately.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Caribbean, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 28.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
42
Calories from Fat
7
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.8g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
107mg
4%
Potassium
54mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
4.9g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
3.4g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement