Chicken with Rice (Arroz con Pollo)

1
Lynnda Cloutier

By
@eatygourmet

A classic from El Zorro's restaurant.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

3 lbs. frying chicken
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup long grain rice
3 tomatoes, cut into chunks
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 1/2 cup peas

How to Make Chicken with Rice (Arroz con Pollo)

Step-by-Step

  • 1Wash chicken, pat dry and cut into 8 pieces. Remove skin if desired. Heat 3 Tbsp. oil in deep skillet over high heat. Fry chicken about 15 minutes til browned on both sides. Remove chicken and sauté chopped onions, minced garlic and rice in juices over medium heat til lightly browned.
  • 2Add tomatoes, chicken broth, chili powder, salt and pepper. Mix well. Increase heat and bring to boil. Return chicken to skillet; lower heat, cover and simmer about 25 minutes til chicken is fully cooked (no pink) and rice is tender. Add water if needed to keep rice moist.
  • 3Mix in peas, cook 5 more minutes and serve with warm tortillas. Serves 4
    From El Zorro’s Restaurant

Printable Recipe Card

About Chicken with Rice (Arroz con Pollo)

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican




Leave a Comment

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes For Tonight's Dinner

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes for Tonight's Dinner

JustaPinch
Kitchen Crew@JustaPinch

Need some inspiration for tonight's dinner? Try one of these 13 cluckin' great chicken recipes.

Winner, Winner Have An Easy Chicken Dinner Tonight Recipe

Winner, Winner Have an Easy Chicken Dinner Tonight

JustaPinch
Kitchen Crew

Chicken is my go-to when I just can't figure out what to make for dinner. Whenever I find myself wondering what to make, I grab a package at the market...

15 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

15 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

JustaPinch
Kitchen Crew@JustaPinch

Craving an easy weeknight meal? Look no further. Check out these simply irresistible ways to dress up chicken for a delicious (and easy) dinner recipe!

promotion