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Rice with Chicken & Veggies - Arroz con Pollo

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Rice with vegetables and chicken – a great, frugal, nutritious and delicious combination. It is also quite easy to make and is a wonderful weeknight meal.
Ingredients
  Chicken thighs 4 Medium, skinned, cubed
  White rice 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), uncooked
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, chopped finely
  Frozen vegetables pack 1 Cup (16 tbs) (peas, carrot, corn, carrot, broccoli)
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Bell pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Canned tomato sauce 15 Ounce (1 can)
  Chicken stock 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon (to taste)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash and pat dry the chicken. Generously season it with salt & pepper.

MAKING
2. Heat a pan with some olive oil. Put the chicken and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Add the onions to the chicken and cook for 2 minutes.
4. Put the rest of the ingredients, mixing well.
5. Bring pan to a boil, cover and lower the heat.
6. Simmer for 25 minutes and remove from heat.

SERVING
7. In a serving plate, garnish with parsley if desired and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1079 Calories from Fat 254

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.4%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 139.7 mg46.6%

Sodium 2512.5 mg104.7%

Total Carbohydrates 147 g49.1%

Dietary Fiber 12.9 g51.6%

Sugars 22.3 g

Protein 57 g113.3%

Vitamin A 97.9% Vitamin C 165%

Calcium 17.2% Iron 53.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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