Arroz con Pollo - low cal

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 382.4
  • Total Fat: 13.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 101.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,078.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 29.2 g

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Classic latin dish adapted to reduce calories. Still delicious! Classic latin dish adapted to reduce calories. Still delicious!
Number of Servings: 2


    2 Chicken leg quarters (2 Chicken Thigh & 2 Chicken Leg)
    1 tbsp Lime Juice (@ 2 wedge yields)
    1/2 C chopped onion
    1/2 C chopped green bell peppers
    1 clove Garlic
    1 tbsp Olive Oil
    1/2 tsp Oregano (divided - 1/4 tsp x 2)
    1/2 tsp Tumeric
    1/2 tsp Cumin
    1/4 - 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper (to taste)
    salt & pepper to taste
    1 C Brown Rice
    2 C Chicken Broth
    1 1/2 C chopped tomatoes


Sprinkle chicken with salt, black pepper, and 1/4 tsp of oregano. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 8 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove chicken from pan; drizzle with lime juice. Cover; keep warm.

Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic to pan. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook 10 minutes or until tender. Stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon oregano, turmeric, and cumin, cayenne and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Increase heat to medium. Add broth and bring to a boil. Add chicken, nestling into the rice mixture. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 18 minutes or until liquid is almost absorbed. Add tomatoes and salt and pepper to taste; cover and cook 3 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand, uncovered, 5 minutes.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RMSWEET.

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  • I assume you add the rice when you add the chicken?? - 11/3/11

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  • I believe my husband can eat new things I cook without even knowing it is good for us. - 10/13/10

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