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ARROZ CON POLLO

Serving Size: 6   
Description: Rice with Chicken
Cuisine: "Latin American"


Ingredients

    1/4 Cup Olive oil
    1 Each Chicken, Whole -- cut up

    1 Each Green Pepper -- chopped
    1 Large Onion -- chopped
    3 Cloves Garlic -- minced
                          
    1 Whole Bay Leaf
    Salt And Pepper -- to taste
    5 Threads Saffron
    2 1/4 Cups Chicken broth
    2 Whole Tomatoes -- chopped

    1 Cup Rice

    1 Can Peas -- garnish
    Pimientos -- garnish


Directions

Heat oil and brown chicken on both sides. 

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

Add tomato, saffron dissolved in chicken broth, bay leaf, salt and pepper to taste.  Cover and cook for 20 minutes.

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

Garnish with peas and pimientos.

NOTES: Really of Spanish origin, Arroz con Pollo (Rice with Chicken)  is a speciality in many Latin American and Caribbean countries, including Cuba.


Per serving: 597 Calories (kcal); 37g Total Fat; (56% calories from fat); 30g Protein; 35g Carbohydrate; 94mg Cholesterol; 391mg Sodium
 

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