Arroz Con Pollo

Recipe by Sooz Cooks
READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Mix together the Adobo seasoning in a small bowl.
  • Cut the onion, peppers, and garlic into a small dice and set aside.
  • Trim the chicken of any excess fat and season with Adobo seasoning.
  • Heat the olive oil and the chili oil in a large pot over medium-high heat until very hot. Season the chicken with Adobo. Save the leftovers in an airtight container.
  • Place the chicken skin side down in the oil and saute until golden brown.
  • Remove chicken to plate.
  • Stir in sofrito and saute for 4-5 minutes. Add rice, chicken stock and beer and stir well.
  • Add chicken chicken back into pot and stir well.
  • Cover the pot and turn heat to low and simmer until the liquid is almost absorbed, about about 10 - 15 minutes (or according to the package direction for your rice - minus 5 mninuts). Add peas and continue to simmer unil peas are warmed (about 5 minutes). After rice is cooked and the peas are warm add the olives and stir well.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve with hot sauce and corn or flour tortillas on the side.