Try a twist on a traditional family favorite with our Arroz con Pollo Recipe. The flavor in this arroz con pollo recipe is hard to beat.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
8 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon
1/2 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
4 bone-in chicken breasts (3 lb.)
2 Tbsp. dried oregano leaves
1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained
3/4 cup sliced red onions
2 cloves garlic
1 jalapeño pepper, stemmed
1 cup each frozen peas and halved cherry tomatoes
3/4 cup quartered Spanish olives, divided
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
4 cups hot cooked Spanish-style yellow rice (see tip)
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Let's Make It
Cook bacon in large skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels. Discard drippings from skillet.
Heat dressing in same skillet on medium-high heat. Meanwhile, cut chicken breasts crosswise in half. Add chicken to skillet; sprinkle with oregano. Cook 3 min. on each side or until breasts are evenly browned on both sides. Meanwhile, blend canned tomatoes, onions, garlic and jalapeño in blender until smooth.
Move chicken pieces to outside edge of skillet. Add tomato mixture; bring to boil. Crumble bacon coarsely over ingredients in skillet. Add peas, cherry tomatoes, 1/2 cup olives and 1/4 cup cilantro; mix well. Cover; simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF). Serve over rice. Top with remaining olives and cilantro.
Make it Easy
Keep a pair of kitchen shears on hand as part of your kitchen equipment. Use them to easily cut the chicken breasts in half.
For a more concentrated sauce, remove the cooked chicken from skillet; cover to keep warm. Continue cooking the sauce until of desired consistency.
How to Make Yellow Rice
Place 1-1/2 cups long-grain white rice in colander; run hot tap water over rice 1 min. Drain well. Bring rice, 3 cups water, 1 pkt. sazon seasoning with saffron and 1 Tbsp. butter to boil in medium saucepan, stirring constantly. Cover; simmer on low heat 20 min. or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Fluff rice with fork before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 8g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.