• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Peruvian Chicken and Rice or Arroz Con Pollo brings a little Peruvian soul to your table. This flavor-packed one pot meal features aji amarillo (Peruvian yellow chile), and gets its signature green tint from an entire bunch of cilantro.Macro Nutrients (approximate from MyFitnessPal): 420 calories; 29g protein; 20g fat; 27g carbohydrates

    Ingredients

    • 1 bunch cilantro
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 1-2 tablespoons of olive or coconut oil
    • 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (16-24 ounces) see notes
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced (about 3 cloves)
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1-2 tablespoons aji amarillo see notes
    • 1 cup dark beer (Xingu is perfect!) see notes
    • 1 cup chicken broth or water
    • 2 small carrots, small dice
    • 1 small red bell pepper, small dice
    • 1 cup petite peas (frozen are fine)
    • 1 cup long grain rice (basmati, jasmine, etc.)
    • sea salt and fresh ground pepper see notes

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 172 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.56%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.09%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.42%
    • Sodium: 273 mg 11.38%
    • Calcium: 23 mg 2.26%
    • Potassium: 233 mg 6.67%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.18%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 25 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.28%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 123.99%
    • Vitamin C 70.58%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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