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One-Pot Chicken and Rice

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 5

This simplified version of Arroz con Pollo is quick enough for a weeknight and flavorful enough for any night. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1
teaspoon coarse sea salt
2
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
1
tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2
cups uncooked jasmine rice
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
3
cups water or Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)

Steps

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  • 1
    In small bowl, stir together 2 tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix and 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt. Rub mixture all over 2 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs.
  • 2
    In at least 3-quart nonstick sauté pan, heat 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side. Transfer chicken to plate; set aside.
  • 3
    Add 1 1/2 cups uncooked jasmine rice and 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped, to pan; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until browned.
  • 4
    Add 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce; stir well. Add 3 cups water or Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth; stir well to separate rice.
  • 5
    Return chicken to pan. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Jut before serving, stir in a 12-ounce bag of frozen sweet peas—cooked according to the package instructions.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
175mg
58%
Sodium
1210mg
51%
Potassium
520mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
51g
17%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
2g
Protein
41g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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