Arroz con Pollo

and Mexican rice

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Green Onions
  • 4 Oregano Sprigs
  • 1 Roma Tomato
  • 1 oz. Pimento Stuffed Olives
  • 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • ¾ cup Parboiled White Rice
  • 2 Tbsp. Mexican Rice Seasoning
  • 2 oz. Frozen Peas
  • 1 Lime
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    583
  • Carbohydrates
    39g
  • Fat
    20g
  • Protein
    58g
  • Sodium
    745mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Medium Oven-Safe Pan
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
    1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate. Stem and mince oregano. Slice tomato into ¼” rounds. Halve lime. Juice one half and quarter remaining half. Cut olives into ¼" rounds. Rinse chicken, pat dry, and season both sides with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

  • Step 2 - Sear the Chicken
    2

    Sear the Chicken

    Heat a medium oven-safe pan over high heat. Add 2 tsp.olive oil and chicken and sear until golden brown, 2-3 minutes on each side. Transfer to a plate, sprinkle with a pinch of Mexican rice seasoning, and return pan to medium-high heat (no need to clean pan).

  • Step 3 - Toast Rice
    3

    Toast Rice

    In the same pan used to sear chicken, add rice, and white portions of green onions and cook until rice is are lightly toasted, 1-2 minutes.

  • Step 4 - Cook Rice
    4

    Cook Rice

    Add Mexican rice seasoning, minced oregano (reserve a bit for garnish), and 1 ½ cups water to the pan and turn heat to high. Bring to a boil, cover, and place in oven for 15 minutes.

  • Step 5 - Add Chicken
    5

    Add Chicken

    Remove cover and stir peas and olives into rice. Nestle chicken and any accumulated juices into rice. Replace cover and return to oven until rice is tender and chicken has reached a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 8-10 minutes.

  • Step 6 - Plate the Dish
    6

    Plate the Dish

    Place a portion of rice on a plate and top with a piece of chicken. Arrange tomato next to rice and season with a pinch of salt. Garnish with green portions of green onions, remaining oregano and lime wedges.