Chicken with Rice (Arroz con Pollo)


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75 mins (prep 30, cooking 45)
22 ingredients
6 servings


Categories:  dinner , chicken , spanish , rice , skillet , main-dish , food-processor , for-a-family , onion , olive ,
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup achiote oil, recipe follows
  • 1 (3 to 4-pound) chicken, cut into 10 pieces
  • fine sea or kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup sofrito, recipe follows
  • 1/4 cup alcaparrado or coarsely chopped pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • pinch ground cloves
  • 4 cups long-grain rice
  • 5 cups homemade or store-bought reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 large bottled roasted red peppers, cut into 1/4-inch strips (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons achiote (annatto) seeds, see cook's note*
  • 2 medium spanish onions (about 12 ounces), cut into large chunks
  • 3 to 4 italian frying peppers or cubanelle peppers, cored, seeded and cut into large chunks
  • 16 to 20 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 large bunch cilantro, washed
  • 7 to 10 ajices dulces (see cook's note*), optional
  • 4 leaves culantro (see cook's note*), optional
  • 3 to 4 ripe plum tomatoes (about 1 pound), cored and cut into chunks
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cored, seeded and cut into large chunks

Nutrition

Serving Size (88.87 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 476.42 Calories from Fat 471.78
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 52.42g 483.84%
Saturated Fat 6.59g 197.6%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 2711.36mg 677.84%
Total Carbohydrate 0.94g 1.87%
Dietary Fiber 0.29 g 7.0%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 2.2g 26.37%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 3.5mg%
Calcium 3.83mg% Iron 0.38mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, or, or, pimiento-stuffed olives, coarsely chopped, ground cumin, ground cloves, long-grain rice, reduced-sodium chicken broth, roasted red peppers, large, spanish onions, italian, or, cubanelle peppers, cloves garlic, large, ripe plum tomatoes
 

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