Quickest Ever Arroz con Pollo Recipe Serves: 6
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes

Nutritional Information

Portion 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 380
Calories from Fat 100
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 80 mg
Sodium 1450 mg
Total Carbs 35 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 33 g
Vitamin A 60 %
Vitamin C 60 %
Calcium 4 %
Iron 15 %

Quickest Ever Arroz con Pollo


  • 2 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread
  • 1 cup regular rice
  • 1 1/2 cups Simple Sofrito*
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 4 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives


  1. Melt Country Crock® Spread in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook rice, stirring frequently, 2 minutes or until rice is golden. Stir in Simple Sofrito and cook 1 minute.
  2. Stir in water and Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in green peas and carrots and cook an additional 10 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in chicken and olives and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until heated through.
  • *Simple Sofrito: Process 1 cup fresh cilantro, 1 large onion, coarsely chopped, 2 large bell peppers, coarsely chopped, and 2 cloves garlic in food processor until all is finely chopped. Heat 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil over medium heat and cook vegetable mixture with 1 jar (1 lb. 8 oz.) Ragu® Old World Style® Traditional Pasta Sauce and 2 Tbsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon partially covered, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes. Remove cover and cook, stirring frequently, an additional 20 minutes or until thickened. Refrigerate or freeze until ready to use. Makes 1 quart sofrito.
  • Cost per recipe*: $10.26. Cost per serving*: $1.71. *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

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