Arroz con Pollo

Recipe submitted by: Paul Pierce

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Arroz con Pollo

This chicken and rice is especially nice

Prep Time:
30 Min
Cook Time:
30 Min


1 tsp. vegetable oil
6 small chicken thighs, skin and fat removed (1 1/2 lb.)
Ground black pepper
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 medium green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 lemon
1 1/2 cups long grain white rice
1 garlic clove, minced
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
14 1/2 oz. chicken broth
1 1/4 cups water
10 oz. peas


  1. In a nonstick skillet, warm oil over med heat until hot
  2. Add chicken and sprinkle with black pepper and salt; add onion and green pepper to skillet
  3. Saute, turning chicken once and stirring vegetable mixture occasionally, until chicken is browned and vegetables are tender (about 10 minutes)
  4. Meanwhile, use a vegetable peeler to remove a 3" strip of peel from the lemon; stir lemon peel, rice, garlic, cayenne, broth, water and salt into mixture in skillet and bring to a boil over high heat
  5. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes
  6. Stir in peas; cover and cook 5 minutes; remove skillet from heat; spoon into a serving dish and garnish with lemon wedges

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