Salsa Arroz Con Pollo (Chicken with Salsa & Rice)

This authentic Mexican dish has lots of old world flavor and ingredients but is easy to make.

Prep Time 
Cook Time 
Total Time 
Servings 
6

Ingredients 

1 cup uncooked long grain rice
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1-1/2 cups salsa
1 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 (3-1/2 pounds) Gold'n Plump® Whole Chicken, cut into 6 to 7 pieces
1/2 cup frozen peas

Instructions 

Preheat oven to 375┬░ F.

Combine rice, corn, beans, salsa, and chicken broth in a 13" x 9" baking pan.

Combine flour, chili powder, salt, and cumin in a large zip-seal bag. Add chicken pieces, two at a time, and toss until coated; shake off excess flour mixture. Arrange coated pieces on top of rice mixture. Cover.

Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes covered. Uncover; sprinkle chicken with frozen peas. Bake, uncovered, for another 10 to 15 minutes, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.

Variations 

Nutritional information may change when substituting your chicken product. If you choose to substitute frozen chicken for this recipe, it's best to thaw before cooking.

Primary Product 
  • Serving Size
    • Servings 
      6
  • PER SERVING
    • Calories 
      627
    • Calories from Fat 
      41%
    • Total Fat 
      30g
    • Saturated Fat 
      8g
    • Total Carbohydrate 
      51g
    • Protein 
      47g
    • Sugars 
      2g
    • Cholesterol 
      174mg
    • Dietary Fiber 
      6g
    • Sodium 
      630mg
  • DAILY VALUE
    • Vitamin A 
      18%
    • Vitamin C 
      187%
    • Calcium 
      3%
    • Iron 
      17%
  • DIETARY EXCHANGES
    • Starch/Bread 
      3
    • Fat 
      2
    • Vegetable 
      1
    • Lean Meat 
      5.5
    • Recipes calling out meat in the Dietary Exchanges category were analyzed with information prior to 2014 updates. Recipes calling out protein were analyzed with the new information after 2014.
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