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Easy Arroz con Pollo

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour


6 servings

My children really look forward to dinner when they know I'm serving this, and it's easy to make.
Easy Arroz con Pollo Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-3/4 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 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


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Spread the rice in a greased 13x9-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 until a thermometer reads 165°, 50-55 minutes. Sprinkle with cheeses. Bake, uncovered until cheese is melted, 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 334 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 1055mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 31g protein.

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