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Arroz Con Pollo

Arroz Con Pollo is an easy, Spanish one pot meal that your entire family will love. It cooks up quickly right in your Instant Pot.
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Spanish
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 597kcal
Author: Wendy

Ingredients

  • 5-6 boneless chicken tenders
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 1 cup green pepper diced
  • 1 cup red pepper diced
  • 1 tbsp. garlic minced
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron
  • ½ teaspoon Curry
  • 1 bag of frozen mixed vegetables corn, carrots, peas and green beans
  • Green onions

Instructions

  • Turn on the Instant Pot ON and select "sauté"
  • Add the olive oil.
  • Add the diced chicken and cook for 5 - 8 minutes,
  • Remove chicken from the Instant Pot and set to the side.
  • Add half of the olive oil, onion, peppers, garlic.
  • Saute’ 3-5 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add chicken broth,rice, saffron, frozen vegetables, and cooked chicken.
  • Mix to combine.
  • Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Secure the lid to the Instant Pot.
  • Select manual cooking time to 10 minutes.
  • Pressure release on its own for 10 minutes.
  • Turn the valve to Vent to release pressure.
  • Then remove the lid.
  • Press "cancel".
  • Garnish with diced onions

Notes

If you would like to cook this meal ahead I recommend you only cook the chicken and veggies ahead, and cook the rice fresh. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 597kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 729mg | Potassium: 752mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2646IU | Vitamin C: 95mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2mg