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10/5/11 6:11 P

This link is to my Authentic Arroz con Pollo / Chicken and Rice Recipe:
. I've been adding quite a bit of extra roasted green pepper and peas to it to make it healthier (traditionally the only vegetable is onion and that barely counts!). I use dark meat for the flavor and increased nutrients but you could easily substitute white meat.

Edited by: GFDFNJ at: 10/5/2011 (18:13)
SNOOPY1960 Posts: 1,687
10/4/11 9:34 P


1/2 pound your favorite shape pasta, cooked
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in bite-sized pieces
Salt and black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (14.5 ounce) can Italian seasoned diced tomatoes, drained
2 teaspoons dried basil
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup fat free half-and-half
2 cup parmesan cheese, divided

Heat oven to 350 degrees

Spray a 13 x 9-inch baking dish with no-stick cooking spray; place cooked pasta in the pan and set aside.

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper; add to pan. Saute for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned; transfer chicken pieces to baking dish with pasta.

In the same skillet, combine the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil with the butter; add the garlic and onion, saute 2 minutes.

Stir in tomatoes, basil and chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.

Stir in the half and half and 1 cup parmesan cheese.
Pour tomato mixture over the pasta and chicken. Sprinkle with remaining parmesan cheese.

Bake, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until bubbling and golden brown.

MAL789 Posts: 1
10/4/11 8:11 A

Good morning,

I'm in a dinner rut. Looking for good, healthy and easy chicken dinner recipes. I have two kids so anything that is kid friendly too is greatly appreciated!


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