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Arroz con Pollo

Arroz con Pollo recipe
photo by:kraft
Try our twist on this traditional family dinner favorite.
25 min
40 min
8 servings
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What You Need

slices  OSCAR MAYER Bacon
cup  KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
 bone-in chicken breasts (3 lb.)
Tbsp.  dried oregano leaves
can  (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained
cup  sliced red onions
cloves  garlic
 jalapeño pepper, stemmed
cup  each frozen peas and halved cherry tomatoes
cup  quartered Spanish olives, divided
cup  chopped fresh cilantro, divided
cups  hot cooked Spansih-style yellow rice (see tip)

Make It

COOK bacon in large skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels. Discard drippings from skillet.

HEAT dressing in same skillet on medium-high heat. Meanwhile, cut chicken breasts crosswise in half. Add chicken to skillet; sprinkle with oregano. Cook 3 min. on each side or until breasts are evenly browned on both sides. Meanwhile, blend canned tomatoes, onions, garlic and jalapeño in blender until smooth.

MOVE chicken pieces to outside edge of skillet. Add tomato mixture; bring to boil. Crumble bacon coarsely over ingredients in skillet. Add peas, cherry tomatoes, 1/2 cup olives and 1/4 cup cilantro; mix well. Cover; simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF). Serve over rice. Top with remaining olives and cilantro.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Make it Easy
Keep a pair of kitchen shears on hand as part of your kitchen equipment. Use them to easily cut the chicken breasts in half.
Cooking Know-How
For a more concentrated sauce, remove the cooked chicken from skillet; cover to keep warm. Continue cooking the sauce until of desired consistency.
How to Make Yellow Rice
Place 1-1/2 cups long-grain white rice in colander; run hot tap water over rice 1 min. Drain well. Bring rice, 3 cups water, 1 pkt. sazon seasoning with saffron and 1 Tbsp. butter to boil in medium saucepan, stirring constantly. Cover; simmer on low heat 20 min. or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Fluff rice with fork before serving.
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