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Arroz con Pollo


Ingredients

  • 2 cups white rice
  • 1 1/2 lbs roma tomatoes, halved
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 medium onion, peeled
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil (we used grapeseed)
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder (mild)
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup corn (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 cup peas (fresh or frozen - not canned)
  • Salt
  • 6 pieces chicken - legs and/or thighs
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro for garnish (optional)
  • 2 mesh colanders, blender, 5 quart nonstick pot (or larger), large bowl