Arroz con Pollo (Rice with Chicken)

Arroz con Pollo (Rice with Chicken)

Turn to packaged saffron rice blend for intriguing flavor for this classic Mexican chicken dish, made even easier with frozen mixed vegetables.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
8
chicken drumsticks (about 2 lb)
1
bag (8 oz) saffron yellow rice
3
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables
  1. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook drumsticks in oil 10 to 15 minutes, turning occasionally, until chicken is well browned on all sides.
  2. Stir in rice, broth and frozen vegetables. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook 25 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
Makes 4 servings
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Tips
To reduce the cost in this recipe, you can use 3 cups of water instead of the chicken broth, although the chicken broth does give more flavor.
If chicken thighs are on sale, they would make a great substitute for the drumsticks.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 450
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 95mg;
  • Sodium 740mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 61g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 34g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.