Simple Arroz Con Pollo Recipe

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Servings: 6


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  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 lb warm italian sausage
  • 1 lg green pepper, minced
  • 1 lg red pepper, minced
  • 1 tbs garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 c. minced onion, minced
  • 1 pkg yellow rice or possibly saffron rice, family sized
  • salt & pepper
  • warm sauce
  • good grade extra virgin olive oil


  1. Coat the bottom of a large fry pan or possibly saute/fry pan with extra virgin olive oil. Over med high heat, saute/fry garlic and onion in the oil till tender but not browned.
  2. Cut the chicken breasts into 1.5" chunks. Remove the sausage from its casings and crumble into small pcs. Add in the chicken and sausage to the garlic and onion mix; salt and pepper to taste. Saute/fry the mix, stirring frequently.
  3. When the meats are almost cooked through, add in the minced pepper and continue to saute/fry till done.
  4. Add in the rice and any packaged seasonings to the mix and stir. Add in water (according to package directions) and warm sauce to taste and stir.
  5. Cover and simmer till water is absorbed, approx. 25 min or possibly according to package directions.
  6. Fluff with fork and serve.
  7. Chorizo can be substituted for the Italian sausage.
  8. Frzn peas may be used instead of the pepper. If so, add in them when the rice and water is added to the pan.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 166g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 315  
Calories from Fat 218 69%
Total Fat 24.19g 30%
Saturated Fat 8.65g 35%
Trans Fat 0.01g  
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 575mg 24%
Potassium 380mg 11%
Total Carbs 4.83g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%
Sugars 2.4g 2%
Protein 18.51g 30%
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