Arroz con Pollo

Arroz con Pollo

A one-dish dinner showcases moist, tender chicken on top of zesty, colorful rice.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1
large onion, coarsely chopped
1
cup uncooked converted or regular long-grain white rice
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/8
teaspoon saffron threads, crushed
2
cups chicken broth
1/2
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen sweet peas
  1. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until browned, turning once. Remove chicken from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  2. Add onion to skillet; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Add rice, cumin and saffron; stir to mix well. Stir in broth and salsa. Heat to boiling; cook 5 minutes. Return chicken to skillet. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in bell pepper and peas; cook about 5 minutes longer or until liquid is absorbed, chicken is fork-tender and juice is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
The rice in this casserole is flavored and colored with saffron. Considered to be the world's most expensive spice, saffron "threads" are dried stigmas of a crocus that grows in Europe and Asia.
Tip
Arroz con pollo is Spanish for "rice with chicken."

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 420
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 1390mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 49g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 35g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.