Arroz con Pollo (Puerto Rican Chicken with Rice)
Arroz con Pollo (Puerto Rican Chicken with Rice)
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    A one-pot meal that you will find will turn ordinary chicken and rice into an elegant meal fit to be served on any special occasion or just because. Enjoy this classic dish with fried plantains and a salad.

    Ingredients

    • 1 large chicken (about 4 pounds), cut into 8 even-size pieces, or use chicken thighs
    • 3-4 cloves of garlic, peeled
    • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
    • 1 tbsp dried oregano
    • 1 tsp ground cumin
    • 3-4 black peppercorns or 1/2 tsp of ground black pepper
    • 2 tbsps. lime juice or cider vinegar or red wine vinegar
    • 2 tbsps. olive oil
    • 3 tbsps. of achioté oil (click here for the recipe)
    • 1/3 cup of olive oil
    • 1 medium onion, diced
    • 1 Cubanelle pepper (optional), seeded and diced
    • 1/2 cup of sofrito (click here for the recipe)
    • 1 cup of tomato sauce
    • 1 12-ounce beer
    • 3 cups long grain rice
    • 3 1/2 cups chicken stock
    • 3-4 tbsps. alcaparrado, or to taste (optional)
    • 2 tsps. dried oregano, finely ground in the palm of your hand to release flavor
    • 2 tsps. kosher salt (or to taste)
    • 1 tsp. black pepper
    • 1 cup green peas, canned or frozen, thawed, for garnish
    • 1 jar of roasted peppers (pimiento moron) for garnish

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 270 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 28.39%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 13.3%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 974 mg 40.58%
    • Calcium: 26 mg 2.56%
    • Potassium: 180 mg 5.15%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.14%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 24 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.78%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 4%
    • Vitamin C 6.11%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq