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Rice with Chicken

Rice with Chicken
Photo by: Arnold | Inuyaki

About this Recipe:

This is a healthy recipe for Arroz con Pollo or rice with chicken which is a traditional Latin American and Caribbean dish.

Main Ingredients:

Boneless skinless chicken breast: 1 lb
Canola oil: 2 tbsp
Garlic 1 tbsp, minces
Shallots: 3, chopped
Fat-free chicken stock: 2 cups
Basmati rice: 1 cup
Cilantro: 1/2 cup, chopped
Jalapeno: 1, sliced
Lime juice: 1/2 cup
Frozen peas: 1 cup
Black pepper


1. Saute cut-up chicken in the oil in a 3-quart stockpot over high heat; season generously with pepper and cumin.

2. Add garlic and shallots and stir occasionally till the chicken's been lightly cooked on all sides.

3. Add the stock and cover with a lid. When it boils, add the rice, cilantro, and jalapeno.

4. Cover and cook over low heat till rice is almost tender - about 10 or 15 minutes.

5. Add juice and peas and slightly season with salt. Simmer till peas are hot, another 10 or 15 minutes.

Published on March 23, 2010
Last edited on March 23, 2010
Herbs & Spices in this Recipe:

Cumin Seed
Cumin Seed

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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
45 min
Ready in
1 hour
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3 Ratings
Average rating: 4

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