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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 300.3
  • Total Fat: 10.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 123.3 mg
  • Sodium: 1,364.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 32.9 g

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Arroz con Pollo

Submitted by: MIZ_GLAMMIE

Introduction

Here's a perfect all-in-one meal--the chicken, rice, and vegetables simmer together, enhancing each other and giving the cook a break. Here's a perfect all-in-one meal--the chicken, rice, and vegetables simmer together, enhancing each other and giving the cook a break.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    ingredients
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    4 chicken thighs
    4 chicken drumsticks
    2 teaspoons salt
    1/2 teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper
    2 ounces smoked ham, cut into 1/4-inch dice
    1 small onion, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 red bell pepper, chopped
    1 green bell pepper, chopped
    1 3/4 cups canned tomatoes, drained and chopped
    1 tablespoon tomato paste
    2 cups canned low-sodium chicken broth or homemade stock
    1 cup rice, preferably long-grain
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions

In a large, deep frying pan, heat the oil over moderately high heat. Season the chicken with 1/4 teaspoon each of the salt and pepper. Cook the chicken, turning, until well browned, about 8 minutes in all. Remove. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons of the fat from the pan.

Reduce the heat to moderately low. Add the ham, onion, and garlic to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion starts to soften, about 2 minutes. Add the bell peppers and cook, stirring occasionally, until they start to soften, about 3 minutes longer.

Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, broth, and the remaining 1 3/4 teaspoons salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper and bring to a simmer. Stir in the rice and add the chicken in an even layer.

Simmer, partially covered, over moderately low heat until the chicken and rice are just done, 20 to 25 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MIZ_GLAMMIE.






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  • I added baby yellow squash and baby corn. I also substitued 1 package yellow rice instead of the rice broth and saffron. It was great! - 9/7/09

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