Imperial Arroz Con Pollo

Imperial Arroz Con Pollo

Preparation Time15 mins Cooking Time90 mins Makes 8 servings

Cook up Knorr’s delicious Imperial Arroz Con Pollo made with a few simple ingredients. A recipe that’s quick and easy to make but flavorful to eat!

Ingredients List
  1. 3 lbs. roasting chicken, cut into serving pieces
  2. 3 Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon Cube(s)
  3. 6 cups water
  4. 2 tsp. paprika
  5. 3 cups uncooked rice
  6. 1 cup Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise
  7. 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  8. 6 slices bacon, chopped
  9. 1 large onion, chopped
  10. 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  11. 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  12. 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves, crushed
  13. 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  14. 1 jar (4 oz.) chopped pimientos
  15. 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed

Directions

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1. In 6-quart saucepot, cover chicken with cold water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered 45 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked; drain. Let cool 10 minutes, then shred chicken, discarding bones and skin; reserve chicken.

2. In same saucepot, combine Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon Cubes, 6 cups water and paprika. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir in rice. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Stir in Mayonnaise and 1/2 cup cheese; set aside.

3. Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes; drain. Add onion, green pepper, garlic and oregano. Cook, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in tomato sauce and reserved chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in pimientos and green peas. In serving bowl, combine rice mixture with chicken mixture. Garnish with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.