Friday, February 28, 2014

Arroz Con Pollo Recipe

Photo: Arroz Con Pollo Recipe

The Chicken Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious chicken recipes) invites you to try Arroz Con Pollo Recipe. Enjoy quick and easy chicken recipes and learn how to make Arroz Con Pollo.

Recipe Serves6
Preparation Time15 min
Cooking Time80 min


2 tsp. oil
3 1/2 lbs. whole chicken, cut into 10 pieces
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
1 1/2 cups long grain rice
3 cups water
1 packet Knorr® Mi Arroz™ Red Rice Seasoning Mix
1 small bay leaf
1/2 cup sliced pimiento stuffed olives
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley leaves [or to taste]

  1. Heat oil in large deep skillet and brown chicken on all sides, in batches if necessary, about 15 minutes. Remove chicken from skillet; set aside.
  2. Cook onion and red pepper in drippings over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, tender lightly golden, about 6 minutes.
  3. Stir in rice and cook, stirring occasionally, until rice is golden. Stir in water, Knorr® Mi Arroz™ Red Rice Seasoning Mix and bay leaf. Bring to a boil overhigh heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered cook 10 minutes. Stir in olives. Arrange chicken on top of rice. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook covered 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in peas. Cook until almost all the water is absorbed* and chicken is thouroughly cooked, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat; stir. Let stand covered 10 minutes. Arrange chicken and rice on serving platter, then sprinkle with parsley.
*For a drier rice uncover pot and cook an additional 2 or 3 minutes before allowing rice to stand, covered.

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