Colombian Arroz Con Pollo (rice with chicken)


Colombian Arroz Con Pollo (rice with chicken)

Chef Sammy
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican


  • 3 cups Rice
  • 4 Tomatoes puree
  • 1 Potato cut in pieces
  • 4-5 cloves Garlic crushed
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 3 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 3 sachets Goya Foods Sazon Con Azafran Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Red peppers crushed
  • 1 Jalapeno sliced
  • 1 cup Frozen corn roasted
  • 1 Lime juice
  • 1 cup Cilantro chopped
  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Onion sliced
  • 2 Green Onions sliced
  • 1 Avocado cubed
  • 1 cup Corn frozen and roasted
  • Sour cream
  • Chile Lime seasoning


  • 4 Chicken breasts
  • 6 cups Water
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 Onion sliced
  • 2-3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 packet Goya Foods Sazon Con Azafran Seasoning
  • 2 Bay leaves


  • In a saucepan add 6 cups of water and all the stock ingredients and let boil till the water reduces to about 4 cups.
  • Set aside.
  • While it’s boiling wash and soak your rice.
  • In another pan heat oil and fry onions, I garlic, cumin seeds.
  • When the onions are translucent add the potatoes, the rest of the spices.
  • Coat the potatoes.
  • Now add the tomatoes and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Now add the rice and fold it into the mixture then add the 4 cups of liquid.
  • Cover and let cook over medium high heat.
  • Stirring gently occasionally.
  • While this is cooking shred your chicken and squeeze your lime juice and finely chop your cilantro.
  • Your rice should now be ready.
  • Turn off the stove and squeeze the lime juice and fold in the cilantro.
  • Garnish with the chopped green onions.
  • Serve with roasted frozen corn, sliced avocado, a dash of #traderjoes chile lime seasoning and a dollop of sour cream. Enjoy.
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