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Arroz Con Pollo Recipe

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


Submitted by iez1926

Makes 10 servings



Arroz con pollo is a classic Spanish dish that is fit for the gods. Every Spanish speaking country has recognized its claim to the eternal, and offer a variation. This one is from Puerto Rico. Please read about the basic Spanish ingredients, some of our worldly delights.

Recipe Ingredients for Arroz con Pollo

3 pounds chicken
2 teaspoons salt
4 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 1/2 cups tomato sauce
4 cups water
3 cups white rice
1 Salt to taste

Recipe Directions for Arroz con Pollo

  1. Cut the chicken in serving size pieces, wash and sprinkle with salt. If keeping skin, brown chicken over medium heat in a large fry pan until golden. If removing skin, omit browning.

  2. Heat oil (or lard) in large stewpot at medium heat. Stir in crumbled bacon and ham. Brown for 3 minutes stirring often. Remove with slotted spoon, and set aside.

  3. Stir in onion, garlic, and ajies dulces. Stir over medium heat until onion softens, about 3 - 5 minutes.

  4. Add chopped tomato, green bell pepper, olives, the capers, oregano and tomato sauce. Stir for 2 minutes.

  5. Add one cup of water and reserved chicken. Cook for 15 minutes over medium heat, turning occasionally.

  6. Raise heat to high, and add remaining 3 cups water. When it comes to a boil, add rice, and mix well. Bring to a boil again. Lower heat to medium and allow to cook uncovered, until water is absorbed. Taste for seasoning and add salt if necessary.

  7. Lower heat, cover and cook for 20 minutes.

  8. To serve, top with asparagus, petit-pois and red pimento on top.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 330.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
465
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.0g
15%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
765mg
32%
Potassium
444mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
46.5g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
43.9g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 4% Iron 22%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
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