Arroz con Pollo (Spanish Chicken and Rice)

Arroz Con Pollo (spanish Chicken And Rice) Recipe

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Jane Cardoza

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@skeet1068

No big story behind this dish, just something I learned to make when I got married. Everyone in my family likes it, except my daughter. (But she's a picky little thing anyway...)

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

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Serves:
4

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    fryer chicken cut up, or 4 drums and 4 thighs
  • 1 c
    diced onion
  • 1 c
    diced green pepper
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 c
    rice, long grain
  • 2
    packets goya seasoning (in the orange box)
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 can(s)
    diced tomatoes with juice (undrained)
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1 pinch
    red pepper flakes

How to Make Arroz con Pollo (Spanish Chicken and Rice)

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large frying pan,(preferably oven-proof) brown chicken pieces over med-high heat, in batches 3-4 min each side. When finished, put chicken aside, and keep warm.
  2. In same pan, saute peppers, onion and garlic until soft and translucent. About 5 min. Add rice. Stir 1 minute. Add Goya, stir to coat.
  3. Add chicken broth, tomatoes with juice, bay leaves and red pepper flakes.
  4. Push chicken pieces into the rice, cover and bake for 1 hour. Let stand about 5 min with the cover on, and enjoy!
  5. If you don't have an oven-proof fry pan, you can always use a casserole dish that's big enough and has a cover.

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About Arroz con Pollo (Spanish Chicken and Rice)

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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