Yes exactly! I lived in Puerto Rico as a child. If doubling the rice portion of the recipe, would you suggest adding in 2 cups of tomato sauce for 2 cups of rice? Glad you enjoyed! Im so happy to hear that. Thank you! Thanks for leaving a review . Dont let the long list of ingredients intimidate you. Thank you so much for the recipe! Step 2. Keep up the wonderful dietary inspiration! If I use that, am I substituting it for the cilantro, pepper, and onion since all of that is in it? I doubled your recipe. Even my very picky kids loved it! I give it a 5 star rating out of 5. I made this tonight and it was so good! Serve immediately. Stir in turmeric, peppers and chicken breasts and continue cooking until chicken begins to turn golden. Wow!!! Great flavor with a little kick looking forward to it today for lunch! Enjoy! I will definitely be visiting your website again. So happy it was easy and quick to make and that you loved it, Ann! Simple to make and my family loved it. I used a whole cut up chicken, 4lb. It takes a lot longer to cook and I would NOT recommend it. Perfect for weeknights (and it makes the best leftovers). You can leave the skin on if you prefer, which will add more flavor to the dish. My moms particular Puerto Rican take on arroz con pollo involves a few special twists: I highly recommend using white basmati rice for the best texture, but you could also use cauliflower rice or 2/3 cup quinoa. Retiramos la pasta y mezclamos con la carne y los championes. We looove this meal! Absolutely delicious. Add Pollo Sauce and lemon. In less than 2 weeks of finding it, Ive already made it twice. My 11 year made me promise Id make it again! Few parts of the rice unfortunately didnt cook all the way through, but Ill continue making it with adjustments. I make it along with our favorite black bean soup. So happy to hear that Debi! This dish is amazing and will be a regular in my meal rotation from now on. It definitely had a spicy kick to it, I love spicy but Id probably just take down the chili powder just a smidge but I also might have just had a really spicy jalapeo haha so I dont know! Your Thai Coconut Curry and Tandori Chicken one-pan meals are in regular rotation when getting home from the gym at 7:00PM. This is being added to our rotation!! Thank you so much for sharing this recipe!! * I cant stop standing at the stove eating the rice thank you for this one, AK, Aw thank you! I used the pigeon peas because my husband and I both love them so much. I have tried with jasmine and jasmati rice and both of those I have ended up with crunchy rice on the bottom and I still. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Ive made some arroz con pollo before but this recipe is especially flavorful. I altered this recipe in two ways. All the ingredients can be doubled but Id probably recommend using two separate pans to make sure everything cooks properly Enjoy! !, Can you tell me how you used cauliflower rice? This is the most delicious recipe ever! Happy its on repeat in your kitchen . We may earn commission from links on this page, but we only recommend products we back. Hello, Coriander and Cilantro are fantastic for this dish. I kept it covered on a low Flame and kept moving the pan around every 5 minutes so one area would not burn on the bottom and I put into a 325 oven covered for 5 minutes and uncovered for 5 minutes, so I think total cook time instead of 25 minutes was 35 minutes. Love this recipe! Like the amount of water? Amazing! Thank you for sharing. Por otro lado, cocemos la pasta en abundante agua con sal el tiempo que nos indique el fabricante. Absolutely! It was a hit with the family. Im not sure because this recipe calls for making your own wish i could be more helpful, but I havent tested them with store-bought adobe/sofrito. The rice was very tasty, but saucy, not fluffy. After a couple of minutes more, add the carrots. Place rice in a meal prep containers and top with 1 chicken thigh. Hi! Nice flavor, but definitely more Mexican flavor profile than Puerto Rican. The rice reminded me of a Bahamian peas and rice dish my mother used to make, with black-eyed peas. A note about the pigeon peas I found some Goya pigeon peas in the Hispanic section of my local grocery store so I used those. Basmati is always sold out at my Whole Foods for some reason. Super flavorful easy dinner with great reheat value, This ones perfect for leftovers! What kind of rice did you use? But I keep making this dang thing. I didnt have cilantro when I maid this recipe for your seasoning but had all else so I threw in a big pinch a Cajun seasoning, Tasted great to me . One thing I added was to fry a maduro on the side. I can tolerate medium hot (although I realize that spiciness or heat is always on an individual scale!) If you are looking for a grain alternative, I would recommend subbing about 2/3 cup quinoa. Glad everything still turned out! We welcome you to our Ambitious Kitchen. Hi! Amazing!! Add browned chicken on top. I used brown basmati rice with great success. My rice would not cook! I did add the chopped jalapeos to spice up but probably delicious either way. I made this tonight and it was an absolute hit!! Im SO glad youre loving it. Pollo, harina de pollo, arroz integral, mijo, levadura seca, salvado de arroz, guisantes, grasa de pollo (conservada con tocoferoles mixtos), pulpa de remolacha seca, linaza, sabor natural, aceite de salmn, carbonato de calcio, sal, cloruro de potasio, metionina, cloruro de potasio, cloruro de colina, taurina, producto de fermentacin de lactobacillus plantarum seco, seco . 1. And yes, use the same quantity as the tomato sauce. I even sent the recipe to my parents so they can try it. I dont know what went wrong. One of my favorite dinners, too . Hi! So happy to hear that youre loving this one (and that its approved by fussy eaters!) This was delicious and we ate every single mouthful. I am so glad I stumbled on your site. We absolutely loved the rice! Being native Floridian, we grew up on Puerto Rican & Cuban food. I like the idea to sub with cauliflower rice, but the original recipes sounds amazing! This post was originally published on April 16th, 2018, and republished on March 12th, 2022. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe, So happy to hear that! 2. My family loves it! I think that should work but youd have to use a pretty big pot / pan . In my family of four. Disclaimer: Nutrition facts are derived from linked ingredients (shown at left in colored bullets) and may or may not be complete. I recommend using a large pot regardless of portion size. Happy you like it, Julia . Will for sure be making this again! I have recently gotten into brining (since my chicken always seemed to come out dry). Once oil is hot, add in chicken and season with a little more salt and pepper. Hopefully if I were to double everything up, it will still turn out the same. Father-in-law took the recipe home and my husband said its his favorite thing Ive ever made! Glad it was worth the time it took to make it . Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, Omi! And yes the sazon is great this way. Perfect for the quarantine time right now. Made this for dinner tonight for my husband and I and it was delicious, A great one pot meal! So sorry for the delay. I also had great results essentially stewing the meat in the spices and cooking it into shredded chicken. One of the best meals I have ever had! I cannot thank you enough for this recipe. Maybe I can double them or add another veg such as carrots? This time I added a little extra broth because the first time I made it I found that the rice was too al dente at the end of the cooking time. These are perfect after a long day. And hmm maybe the heat was a little too high? Chicken Lettuce Wraps. So happy to hear that, Marci! I think if you have good Puerto Rican sofrito pre-made as well as Sazon, this recipe will go even quicker and produce the same amazing flavors. 2 bone-in drumsticks (skin on) Kosher salt 1 tablespoon neutral oil (I like to use avocado oil) 1 yellow onion peeled and diced 1/2 red bell pepper peeled and minced 5 garlic cloves peeled and minced 3 roma tomatoes minced 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground smoked paprika 3/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon saffron When browning the rice, we are only browning it, correct? Normally what we cook we also feed to our one year old, Its delicious! Cheap and delish way for my teen sons to do their clean bulk phases too! This is not spicy in my opinion, but just to be safe I would leave out the cayenne pepper . Please check your inbox to receive your free download! I had everything on hand and made it exactly as written. Step 4. And tostones on the side YUM. I combined the spices at lunch time and then it took no time at all to rub it in the chicken to marinate. Youre always inspiring me and I look forward to new content. 1. Ill let her know you said that . Or garnish a few on top . Stir a good pinch of saffron into the vegetable mixture and cook for another minute. Then when youre ready to cook, you take out one ice cube (roughly a heaping tablespoon) or two and then saute that in your oil before adding your tomato and water and rice. Thank you! Wow!!! This recipe is a killer one pot flavour explosion! This will be in a new recipe in my rotation of dinners. Im so glad! Absolutely delicious! Add the onions, green peppers, garlic and red bell pepper. xo. Add the rice and stock. Woo hoo!! Im ready to make this and have no idea how much I should use. Enjoy! Another great recipe, thank you!! If you can find Arroz Sello Rojo brand,or other short grain rice , itll work perfect, some tostones on the side, hmm, hmm, hmm, Que Rico!!!! Break the chicken apart with two forks, and stir in the olives and peas, covering on warm for just a few minutes until peas heat through. We loved this! Glad you loved it Denise!! You do not brown the rice! Judging by the delicious aroma, it will be dinner tonight! I will definitely have to try making my own sazon too! Followed recipe ingredients exactly, but browned the bone in chicken for 10 minutes each side, in a COVERED cast iron frying pan. I really like the fact that this recipe uses boneless and skinless thighs since, in my experience, the chicken skin always gets soggy in arroz con pollo. Loving all these recipes! The flavors were perfect, and you reminded me just how simple it is to make your own sofrito and how much better than Goya it is If you have Mamas recipe for arroz con gandules, or our absolute favorite, rellena de papa ((PLEASE!!!)) Mamas Puerto Rican Chicken and Rice is delicious and tempting. I actually didnt go to Expo West! Youll want to use 1 3/4 teaspoons sazon! I already have sofrito prepared. Learn how your comment data is processed. Loved the seasoningsand also the delicious leftovers. Arrange the chicken on top. My whole house smelled like sofrito it was fantastic. Transfer the rice mixture to an 88-inch glass or ceramic baking dish, spreading it in an even layer. I just wish it had more veggies. Hope you love this one Denise , Made this tonight and looooved it!!! Made this last night and like all of your recipes it was absolutely delicious. Youll add specific amounts for the adobo seasoning (all amounts listed under for the adobo seasoning in the ingredients) and then different spices for the sofrito & rice (all amounts listed under for the sofrito & rice in the ingredients). Drenar las verduras con fideos y aderezarlas con el aceite de ajonjol, vinagre de arroz, salsa de soya baja en sodio, ralladura y jugo de limn al gusto. 6. The rice came out tasting just like one of the Puerto Rican restaurants in town as well. Cubrimos con el caldo de pollo y a fuego medio dejamos hasta que el caldo se consuma y la pasta quede bien tierna. And your step by step simple explanation make it easier for me. You can also soak the rise before if necessary. Im south Asian so just assume everything is bland but this has so much flavor and texture. Everything just comes out perfectly. Definitely add the jalapeno! Yep! Serve with white rice and tomato wedges. I am not a chef, but also not a novice cook. Spread the rice in a greased 13x9-in. I added chorizo and the jalapeo for an extra kick! Thanks. And how much of it should I use for this recipe? Its one to put in my recipe collection. Obsessed. Thank you. Its pretty funny to me, because i have lots of bookmarked recipes since way before this quarantine. She was from Cuba. My mama's famous Puerto Rican chicken and rice, also known as arroz con pollo, is made in one pan with homemade adobo seasoned chicken sofrito and savory rice. So glad you enjoyed. Thank you for all your recipes! And now I crave it weekly. Try out my moms rice and beans recipe for yourself, too (its vegan!). The homemade Sazon, Adobo & Sofrito recipes are the best!! This is your sofrito. The only substitution I made was to use green beans instead of peas. Always consult a licensed nutritionist or doctor if you have a nutrition-related medical condition. If I have a jar of already prepared sofrito how much would I add in? A way to spice up a weeknight meal. Oh yay!! Add the chicken to the pan and stir until the chicken is coated in the sofrito. Exactly what Ive been looking for. Thank you for the time and work you put into your recipes and instagram posts! A bell pepper or a poblano?Thanks! This dish is absolutely delicious. LOVE! Join the AK email list and get my brand new, FREE Simple & Nourishing 7-day Meal Plan delivered to your inbox. Link in another recipe. So happy you both loved this one! I have been using brown rice, and you convinced me to use the white rice.plus adding more flavorings that you list. Si quieres conocer otros artculos parecidos a Fideu de Pollo al Curry puedes visitar la categora Recetas de pollo. Not cooking all the way through? Get detailed nutrition information, including item-by-item nutrition insights, so you can see where the calories, carbs, fat, sodium and more come from. I made it for my husband who requested authentic Puerto Rican Arroz con Pollo, and he said its perfect! To meal prep: This meal serves four. Oh yay! POLLO SAUCE: To Enchilada Sauce, add other ingredients. I made this tonight and thought it was great I will definitely be making this again! Been waiting for this one!!! I love this recipe because everything is made in one pan, is easy to cook, surprises people with its unique, delicious flavor and is perfect for meal prep.