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Arroz Con Pollo Recipe

Arroz con Pollo             

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup long-grain rice
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
One 10-ounce can toma­toes with green chiles
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
2 cups cubed cooked skin­less chicken breasts
1 cup thawed frozen green peas

1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil. Add the rice, onion and garlic; cook, stirring as needed, until the onion is softened and the rice is lightly browned, 5-6 minutes.

2. Add the broth, tomatoes, oregano and cumin; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, stirring once or twice, until the rice is tender, about 20 minutes.

3. Add the chicken and peas; cook, covered, stirring as needed, until the peas are cooked and the chicken is heated through, 3-4 minutes. Fluff the mixture with a fork before serving.

PER SERVING, 348 Calories, 6 g Total Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 50 mg Cholesterol, 423 mg Sodium, 48 g Total Carbohydrate, 4 g Dietary Fiber, 25 g Protein, 66 mg Calcium.

SERVING PROVIDES, 2 Breads, 2 Protein/Milks, 1 Fat.



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