4 hrs 25 mins
Tee Lee's Note:
Bone-in chicken breasts are slow cooked in a smoky tomato sauce with rice and peas, then topped with fresh cherry tomatoes and cilantro. The mix of fresh and cooked vegetables makes this meal pretty enough to entertain from the crock pot! From Ladies Home Journal.
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- 4 lbs skinless chicken breasts, bone-in (6 small)
- 1 tablespoon dried oregano
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes
- 1 small onion, cut into 1-inch chunks
- 2 garlic cloves
- 1/2 chipotle chile (from canned chipotle in adobo sauce)
- 1 (14 ounce) can low sodium chicken broth
- 1 1/2 cups instant rice
- 1 1/2 cups frozen peas
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
- lime wedge, for serving
- 1Rinse chicken and pat dry.
- 2Combine oregano, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
- 3Sprinkle half of spice mixture over chicken and rub in with fingers; set remaining aside.
- 4Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking.
- 5Add chicken and cook, turning, until browned on all sides, about 8 minutes.
- 6Transfer to a 6-quart slow cooker.
- 7Place canned tomatoes, onion, garlic, chipotle and remaining spice mixture in a blender.
- 8Cover and blend until almost smooth; pour over chicken. Add broth.
- 9Cover and cook, 4 to 5 hours on low or 2 to 2-1/2 hours on high.
- 10After cooking for the time above, gently stir in rice, cover and cook on high, stirring once, 30 minutes.
- 11Turn cooker off, stir in peas, cover and let stand 15 minutes.
- 12Cut cherry tomatoes in half and toss with cilantro; serve over chicken and rice, with lime wedges on the side.
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Nutritional Facts for Slow Cooker Arroz Con Pollo (Chicken With Rice)
Serving Size: 1 (867 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 788.1
- Calories from Fat 100
- Total Fat 11.1 g
- Saturated Fat 2.3 g
- Cholesterol 263.9 mg
- Sodium 929.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 52.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 6.7 g
- Sugars 10.1 g
- Protein 115.0 g