You are here

Doña Rossana Cooks Arroz Con Pollo

LuzC's picture
Traditional Latin American dish consisting of rice, sofrito and chicken.
Ingredients
  Whole chicken 5 Pound
  Rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Tomato 1
  Pepper red 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Capers 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme sprig 1
  Green peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Saffron 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Yellow coloring 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

CUT THE CHICKEN, SEPARATE DRUMSTICKS, THIGHS, WINGS, BREAST. SPRINKLE IT WITH 1/2 TABLESPOON SALT. IN A NONSTICK POT, HEAT 1 AND 1/4 TABLESPOON OLIVE OIL , ADD THE CHICKEN AND LET IT COOK AT LOW HEAT FOR ABOUT 20 MINUTES.
IN A SEPARATE POT (CALDERO), COOK THE REMAINING CHICKEN (BREAST BONES, RIBS,AND BACK) WITH 3 CUPS OF WATER AND 1/4 TABLESPOON OF SALT. LET IT COOK FOR 20 MINUTES.
REMOVE THE CHICKEN FROM THE OIL, (SAVE THE POT WITH THE OIL TO USE IT LATER). USING TWO FORKS SEPARATE THE MEAT FROM THE BONES.
ADD TO THE POT WITH THE OIL TOMATO, ONION, RED AND GREEN PEPPER, GREEN OLIVES, ALL CUT IN SMALL PIECES, ALSO ADD CAPERS, LEMON JUICE, MINCED GARLIC, SPRIG OF THYME, AND 1/2 TABLESPOON OF OLIVE OIL, SPRINKLE IT WITH THE REMAINING 1/4 TABLESPOON OF SALT. COOK IT FOR 10 MINUTES AT LOW HEAT. ADD CHICKEN BROTH, WASHED RICE, SHREDDED CHICKEN, PEAS, CARROTS, CUMIN, SAFFRON, YELLOW COLORING, AND THE REMAINING 1/4 TABLESPOON OF OLIVE OIL. STIR IT GENTLY, LET IT COOK AT MEDIUM HEAT UNTIL THE LIQUID IS DRIED. COVER THE POT WITH A PAPER TOWEL AND THE LID, LET IT COOK FOR 15 MINUTES AT LOW HEAT.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty, Rich
Ingredient: 
Rice, Meat
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
10
Subtitle: 
Rice with chicken

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.314285
Average: 4.3 (7 votes)

6 Comments

MasalaMonsoon's picture
AWESOME! Way good flavours!
shantihhh's picture
Your friend is adorable!
The.Tortilla.Guy's picture
Keep on posting !! Show us Rabo Guisado !!! Me Gusto Mucho The Tortilla Guy
LuzC's picture
No Rabo guisado yet, but how about some Sancocho and in December Tamales, if you like. Thanks,. L
butterbites's picture
#We would love that :)
shantihhh's picture
Yes tamales! We always make them for Christmas time. also would love your recipes for sopes, papusas. See what you think of this one I make http://www.ifood.tv/node/14421 Shanti/Mary-Anne