Rice with Chicken and Red Beans Recipe

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Submitted by travlndoc

Makes 8 servings



Puertorican typical dish...Arroz con pollo y habichuelas

Recipe Ingredients for Rice with chicken and red beans

3 cup rice
1 lb chicken
1 roasted red pepper
6 olives
1/4 cup tomato sauce
2 oz cooked ham
28 oz red kidney beans
2 tsp olive oil

Recipe Directions for Rice with chicken and red beans

  1. On med-high heat, sautee 1 oz cooked ham and the chicken in 1 tsp olive oil. Then add the roasted red peppers, sofrito (garlic, onions, cilantro, and green peppers), olives, tomato sauce and the rice. Add approx 3 cups of water and season to taste. Reduce heat to med-low and cover. Turn once, once all the water has evaporated.

  2. In a large sauce pan, sautee the rest of the ham with olive oil over med-high heat. Then add the beans, sofrito, roasted red peppers, and tomato sauce. Season to taste. Reduce heat to med-low and cover. Cook for approx 20 minutes.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Caribbean

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 253.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
703
Calories from Fat
48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.3g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
48mg
16%
Sodium
234mg
10%
Potassium
1595mg
46%
Total Carbohydrates
117.9g
39%
Dietary Fiber
16.4g
66%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
45.1g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 12% Iron 58%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
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