Arroz Con Pollo (Rice-Chicken Skillet Dinner)

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Title: Arroz Con Pollo (Rice-Chicken Skillet Dinner)
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Tex-, Mex


1 Broiler fryer 2-1/2-3-1/2
-lb.; cut up
1 tb Salt
2 c Uncooked rice
2 tb Cooking oil
1 cn (8 oz) tomato sauce
2 ts Mixed spices; (cumin and
2 Cloves garlic
Boiling water

1. In a 41/2 quart Dutch oven, brown chicken in 1 tablespoon oil. Add salt,
cover and simmer 15-20 minutes.

2. Grind mixed spices and garlic. Add a little water and set aside.

3. In a skillet brown rice in 1 tablespoon oil.

4. Add browned rice to chicken. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.

5. Add spices, tomato sauce, and enough boiling water to cover. Simmer for
20-25 minutes.

6. Stir only once during the simmering process.

7. Serves 8-10. (Try the hot chili sauce with this dish.)

8. (Vermicelli could be substituted for rice.)

Recipe by: From South Texas Mexican Cook Book by Lucy Garza

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by on Feb 12, 1998