Puerto Rican Arroz Con Pollo (Rice and Chicken) Recipe

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Puerto Rican Arroz Con Pollo (Rice and Chicken)
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  1. Make Recipes: #315560, #315446, #315561, #315559. It should take less than 30 minutes to make all of these condiment/spice recipes.
  2. Remove skin and excess fat from chicken. Marinate chicken in adobo marinade, Puerto Rican Adobo Marinade, for 8-24 hours in the refrigerator.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade, draining off any excess. Sprinkle chicken with Adobo Seasoning, Dry Adobo Spice Mix. In a large dutch oven or heavy pot, add oil, chorizo and chicken. Over medium heat, cook until chicken is just browned on both sides, approximately 5 minutes. Add the Sofrito mixture, Puerto Rican Sofrito, stirring until softened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add cumin, oregano, paprika, 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, bay leaves and 4 tablespoons Olive and Pepper Mix, Alcaparrado - Puerto Rican Olive & Pepper Mix. While stirring, cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in tomatoes, beer, broth, and rice; bring to a boil making sure rice is submerged.
  6. Reduce heat to low, covering mixture with a tight fitting lid. DO NOT REMOVE THE LID! Continue to cook over low heat for 20 minutes.
  7. DO NOT REMOVE THE LID! Turn off the heat and let stand for 10 minutes. Remove the lid after 10 minutes and serve. If desired, garnish with additional Olive and Pepper Mix, Alcaparrado - Puerto Rican Olive & Pepper Mix, over rice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 196.15 Kcal (821 kJ)
Calories from fat 77.1 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.57g 13%
Cholesterol 3.93mg 1%
Sodium 1680.04mg 70%
Potassium 348.07mg 7%
Total Carbs 22.52g 8%
Sugars 2.46g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2.25g 9%
Protein 7.16g 14%
Vitamin C 17.7mg 29%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Calcium 38.3mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 85.67 Kcal (359 kJ)
Calories from fat 33.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.74g 13%
Cholesterol 1.71mg 1%
Sodium 733.82mg 70%
Potassium 152.03mg 7%
Total Carbs 9.83g 8%
Sugars 1.07g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.98g 9%
Protein 3.13g 14%
Vitamin C 7.7mg 29%
Iron 0.7mg 8%
Calcium 16.7mg 4%

* 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

  • 4.2
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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