Arroz Con Pollo Recipe

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arroz con pollo

Emily Shullenberger

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@Emily_Shullenberger

My ex was Puerto rican and his grandma would teach me all this great reaspies.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

24 Hr 10 Min

Cook:

2 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 lb
chicken
1
lemon
10 clove
garlic
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1
onion
1 c
ham
3 c
rice
3 1/2 c
chicken stock
15
green olives

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, toss the chicken pieces with the lemon or lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper and marinate for at least 1 hour or overnight.
2
Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy bottomed pot over medium flame. Pat the chicken pieces dry and sauté then in small batches to brown on all sides. Remove to a platter and set aside.
3
Add a little more oil to the pot if needed and sauté the onion, peppers, garlic and optional ham until the onion is translucent but not browned.
4
Stir in the rice and tomatoes and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Then add the stock or water, olives, peas, oregano, salt and pepper. Lay the browned chicken pieces over the top. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover tightly and simmer for about 30 minutes.
5
Remove from heat and let rest, covered, 10 minutes. Toss all the ingredients gently with a fork, garnish with the chopped cilantro and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Puerto Rican
Other Tag: Healthy