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Easy Arroz con Pollo Recipe

Easy Arroz con Pollo Recipe

My children really look forward to dinner when they know I'm serving this, and it's easy to make.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • Garlic salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 cup picante sauce
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. Spread the rice in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with garlic salt and pepper; place over rice. In a large bowl, combine the broth, picante sauce, tomato sauce, onion and green pepper; pour over the chicken.
  • 2. Cover and bake at 350° for 55 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Sprinkle with cheeses. Bake, uncovered, 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 351 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 91 mg cholesterol, 791 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.