Arroz con pollo, Colombian chicken and rice
Ingredients To Prepare Arroz con pollo, Colombian chicken and rice
- 2 cups of long rice
- 1 cooked and shredded chicken breast
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 1 tablespoon achiote
- 200 gr. of crushed tomato
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin powder
- 1/2 red bell pepper cut into strips
- 1/2 green bell pepper cut into strips
- 70 gr. of cooked peas
- 1 carrot, cooked and cut into cubes
- 100 gr. of baby beans or boiled beans
- Salt to taste
- Olive oil
How To Make Arroz con pollo, Colombian chicken and rice
We begin the preparation of our chicken and rice, for this, in a pot at medium temperature add the chicken broth and when it is about to boil add the rice, salt, a teaspoon of olive oil, the achiote paste and mix, when it starts to boil, lower the temperature to the minimum and let it cook for 20 minutes covered or until the rice is done.
On the other hand, in a bowl we will add the crushed tomato, salt, onion powder, garlic powder and cumin, mix and then add the shredded chicken, mix until all the ingredients are integrated.
In a frying pan at medium temperature, we are going to put oil, when it is hot add the peppers and let it cook for about 8 minutes, then add the tomato and chicken mixture and let it cook for 5 minutes.
In a large bowl, add the cooked rice, the chicken with peppers, the peas and beans, the carrot and mix until all the ingredients are combined.
Serve and now we have ready our delicious arroz con pollo!! to enjoy this marvel of Colombian gastronomy.
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