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Arroz con Pollo

Arroz con Pollo (Chicken with Rice)

December 21, 2017

Exchange: 2 starch, 2 lean meat
Carbohydrate Units: 2
  • Yields: 9 servings
Arroz con Pollo

Directions

1Cut each breast into 1 inch pieces. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt.

2Heat large skillet and add chicken. Cook until golden. Remove chicken, and set aside.

3Add green pepper, onions, and garlic to skillet. Cook for 5 minutes.

4Add rice; cook and stir until rice is opaque, 1 to 2 minutes.

5Stir in broth, white wine, and tomatoes, followed by remaining salt, pepper, and paprika.

6Return to a boil. Cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.

7Return chicken to the skillet, and cook about 5 minutes until chicken is reheated.

Recipe from University of Illinois Extension - Fiesta of Flavors - Hispanic Recipes for People with Diabetes.

Ingredients

4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1.2 pounds)

½ teaspoon salt

1 cup frozen green bell pepper, chopped

1 ½ teaspoons minced garlic

1 cup long-grain white rice

1 14.5-ounce can chicken broth

½ cup white wine

1 14.5-ounce can stewed tomatoes

1 cup onion pearls

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 cup
Calories218
Sodium827mg
Protein17g
Cholesterol35mg
Sugar0g
Total Fat2g
Total Carbohydrates28g
Dietary Fiber1g
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