Asopao Recipe

Looking for an easy Asopao recipe? Learn how to make Asopao using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by marvelousmaxie

Makes 6 servings



This stewlike dish is popular in Puerto Rico and Cuba. Manchego is a firm Mexican cheese that's making its way into many markets, but you can use other sharp grating cheeses such as pecorino Romano or Parmesan, if you wish.

Recipe Ingredients for Asopao

20 oz boneless chicken , 1" pieces
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
4 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 teaspoon paprika
14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
1/2 cup chopped red bell peppers
1 tablespoon capers
3 ounces Queso Anejo

Recipe Directions for Asopao

  1. Sprinkle chicken with oregano, black pepper, and salt. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sauté 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove chicken from pan; cover and keep warm.

  2. Add onion, green bell pepper, and garlic to pan. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook 10 minutes or until tender. Add broth, paprika, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 18 minutes or until rice is almost tender. Stir in chicken; cover and cook 4 minutes or until chicken is done. Stir in red bell peppers and capers. Sprinkle each serving with cheese.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 406.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
92
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.2g
16%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
89mg
30%
Sodium
536mg
22%
Potassium
504mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
30.7g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
33.7g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 51%
Calcium 4% Iron 17%
* 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
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
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