Puertorican Arroz Con Pollo (Rice With Chicken)

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a very tasty recipe. I had to adapt it a little, my hubby is a white boy from PA and is not used to latin food. Serve with red beans and ripe plantains.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 5 qt pot, heat olive oil and sofrito.
  2. Add chicken, cook until light golden.
  3. Add water, sazon, adobo, chicken bouillon, tomato paste and cilantro.
  4. Cover and cook until chicken is done.
  5. When chicken is done, remove from pot and set aside.
  6. Add rice to same water you cooked chicken inches
  7. Cook rice as normal.
  8. When done, add chicken and cover. Leave for about 10 minutes.
  9. garnish with cilantro leaves. You can also add roasted bell peppers for garnish.
Most Helpful

5 5

You go girl. This is exactly how I make my recipe being a boricua as well. The only suggestion I have is you should maybe add some chorizo, ham and some olives. I also cook it with beer.