Arroz Con Pollo Recipe

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  1. Mix together the Adobo seasoning in a small bowl.
  2. Cut the onion, peppers, and garlic into a small dice and set aside.
  3. Trim the chicken of any excess fat and season with Adobo seasoning.
  4. Heat the olive oil and the chili oil in a large pot over medium-high heat until very hot. Season the chicken with Adobo. Save the leftovers in an airtight container.
  5. Place the chicken skin side down in the oil and saute until golden brown.
  6. Remove chicken to plate.
  7. Stir in sofrito and saute for 4-5 minutes. Add rice, chicken stock and beer and stir well.
  8. Add chicken chicken back into pot and stir well.
  9. Cover the pot and turn heat to low and simmer until the liquid is almost absorbed, about about 10 - 15 minutes (or according to the package direction for your rice - minus 5 mninuts). Add peas and continue to simmer unil peas are warmed (about 5 minutes). After rice is cooked and the peas are warm add the olives and stir well.
  10. Garnish with cilantro and serve with hot sauce and corn or flour tortillas on the side.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 175.45 Kcal (735 kJ)
Calories from fat 84.42 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.38g 14%
Cholesterol 4.75mg 2%
Sodium 1057.45mg 44%
Potassium 344.7mg 7%
Total Carbs 16.65g 6%
Sugars 6.09g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3.31g 13%
Protein 6.95g 14%
Vitamin C 37.3mg 62%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 25%
Iron 15mg 83%
Calcium 50.8mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 57.31 Kcal (240 kJ)
Calories from fat 27.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.06g 14%
Cholesterol 1.55mg 2%
Sodium 345.41mg 44%
Potassium 112.59mg 7%
Total Carbs 5.44g 6%
Sugars 1.99g 24%
Dietary Fiber 1.08g 13%
Protein 2.27g 14%
Vitamin C 12.2mg 62%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 25%
Iron 4.9mg 83%
Calcium 16.6mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.6
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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