ARROZ CON POLLO
Serving Size: 6
(Chicken with Rice)
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
2¼ Cups Chicken broth
2 Whole Tomatoes -- chopped
1 Cup Rice
1 Can Peas -- garnish
Pimientos -- garnish
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