Arroz con Pollo (Baked Chicken and Rice) Recipe

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Arroz con Pollo (Baked Chicken and Rice)
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  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. In large oven proof skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  3. Add chicken, brown on all sides, turning as needed for about 20 minutes.
  4. Remove chicken.
  5. Add onion, green pepper, tomatoes, garlic and rice.
  6. Saute 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until lightly browned.
  7. Stir in broth, bay leaf, oregano, cayenne pepper and saffron.
  8. Bring to a boil.
  9. If skillet isn't oven proof or large enough, transfer to a 13 X 9 X 2 baking dish.
  10. Arrange chicken on top.
  11. Cover with lid or aluminum foil.
  12. Bake in 375 oven for 25 minutes or until chicken and rice are both tender.
  13. Add peas, and pimento or red peppers (if using) on top.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 907.32 Kcal (3799 kJ)
Calories from fat 460.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51.18g 79%
Cholesterol 235.35mg 78%
Sodium 1145.22mg 48%
Potassium 927.84mg 20%
Total Carbs 51.67g 17%
Sugars 6.68g 27%
Dietary Fiber 7.8g 31%
Protein 55.36g 111%
Vitamin C 51.8mg 86%
Iron 4.7mg 26%
Calcium 82.5mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 159.41 Kcal (667 kJ)
Calories from fat 80.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.99g 79%
Cholesterol 41.35mg 78%
Sodium 201.21mg 48%
Potassium 163.01mg 20%
Total Carbs 9.08g 17%
Sugars 1.17g 27%
Dietary Fiber 1.37g 31%
Protein 9.73g 111%
Vitamin C 9.1mg 86%
Iron 0.8mg 26%
Calcium 14.5mg 8%

* 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

  • 21.6
  • 23

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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