Arroz Con Pollo (Chicken & Rice)

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Total Time
2hrs 25mins
25 mins
2 hrs

This recipe comes from my sister's mother-in-law that is from Cuba. It is a little different than most chicken and rice dishes, but very tasty.

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  1. Sprinkle chicken pieces with salt, pepper, and garlic salt.
  2. Fry in vegetable oil until brown on both sides; set aside.
  3. Sauté green pepper, onion, and garlic in olive oil.
  4. Place browned chicken and sautéed vegetables into a large pot,on medium heat.
  5. Dissolve the chicken bouillon in the boiling water.
  6. Add to the pot, tomato soup, tomato sauce, chicken bouillon, and capers.
  7. Cook on medium heat.
  8. When the mixture starts to boil, add the Spanish olives, sweet peas (with juice), and pimentos (with juice).
  9. Add the rice and beer.
  10. Simmer for 2 hours.
  11. If it gets too thick thin with a little beer.