Arroz Con Pollo Chicken and Rice

What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl
6 servings
A healthy simple dish for a busy night.

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Steps

1. In a large skillet heat oil and brown chicken on both sides.

2. Add green pepper, onion, and garlic and cook for about 5 minutes.

3. Add tomato, chicken broth, bay leaf, salt pepper to taste.

4. Cover and cook for 20 minutes.

5. Add rice, stir well, cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes longer, or until all liquid has been absorbed and chicken is tender.

6. Add peas, cook until hot.

Notes

This meal only costs $6.31, that's $1.05 per serving!!

Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 chicken (whole, cut up, skin removed)

1 green pepper (chopped)

1 onion (chopped)

3 garlic clove (minced)

2 tomatoes (chopped)

2 1/4 cups chicken broth (low-sodium)

1 bay leaf

1 cup rice (uncooked)

1 cup peas

salt (to taste, optional)

pepper (to taste, optional)

Materials

Large Skillet with lid, Stove, Knife, measuring cups and spoons

More About Bell Pepper

How to Select

Choose peppers that are brightly colored and firm with tight skin. Avoid dull or shriveled peppers.

How to Store

Refrigerate bell peppers and use within 5 days.

How to Prepare

Peppers can be eaten raw, grilled, baked or sauted. Top them on pizzas, throw them on salads or stuff them and bake them for a delicious meal!