Arroz Con Pollo

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by SharleneW

One of my families top 10 dinners. Easy and hearty.

Top Review by MizzNezz

Another keeper, Sharlene! This is a wonderful, very flavorful rice dish. I added just a dash of oregano, and a cup of frozen peas. I had a rather small chicken, so only had to simmer for 45 minutes. Will make this one again! Thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain tomatoes and reserve juice (add water to make 1 cup juice).
  2. In a large frying pan or dutch oven, heat oil to medium-high heat.
  3. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper and sauté in batches until well browned.
  4. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
  5. To pan, add onion, green pepper and garlic.
  6. Cover and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  7. Add rice and turmeric.
  8. Cook, stirring a minute or so.
  9. Stir in tomatoes, 1 cup of the reserved juice, the stock, bay leaf, pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
  10. Break up tomatoes and stir well.
  11. Put in chicken pieces and push into the rice to cover.
  12. Simmer at a very low temperature until chicken is tender and rice as absorbed all the liquid, about a hour.
  13. Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper if needed.

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