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Arroz Con Pollo - Mexican Chicken And Rice Casserole By Rockin Robin

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Casseroles are a family favorite and this arroz con pollo recipe could very well turn into one that your family will want to have again and again.
Ingredients
  Long grain rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, chopped finely
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken thighs 6 Medium, deboned (cut into 1 - 2 inch pieces)
  Red bell pepper 1 Medium, chop
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), mince
  Tomato puree 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sea salt 2 Teaspoon
  Green chile 4 Ounce, dice
  Chicken broth 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Frozen peas/Maize 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Mild cheddar cheese 12 Ounce, grated
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven at 375 degree.
2. Cut the chicken thigh into 1-2 inch pieces.
3. Finely chop the yellow onions, mince the garlic and dice the green chili, chop the red bell pepper, keep everything aside.

MAKING
4. In a large pan pour olive oil and saute onion and bell pepper for 20 minutes, or until the onion is translucent and turns a golden brown.
5. Add the garlic and saute for 1 minute
6. Combine sauteed onions mixture along with rice, tomato puree, chicken broth, sea salt, cumin, green chilies & peas or corn in a 9 x 13 oven-proof dish
7. Stir until everything is mixed well, add the chicken and top with the grated cheese.
8. Cover tightly with foil. Cook for 1 hour and 10 minutes, check if the rice is done after 1 hour, if not then cook it for 10 more minutes.

SERVING
9. Serve this arroz con pollo recipe topped with guacamole and salad for a complete meal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Casserole
Ingredient: 
Chicken Thigh
Restriction: 
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
110 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Story
Arroz con pollo, which is also known as "rice with chicken", is easy to make and a great dish for the busy mom or dad. It is also a great dish to bring to a pot-luck party.
Subtitle: 
Mexican Chicken And Rice Casserole

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