Rating: 4 stars
7 Ratings
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This is the tastiest and easiest arroz con pollo you'll ever make! Try this great Latin-inspired chicken and rice that is full of color and flavor and can be made in minutes in your Instant Pot®.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
45 mins
additional:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and add cubed chicken; cook until golden, stirring constantly, about 3 minutes. Remove chicken from the pot. Heat remaining tablespoon olive oil and cook onion, red peppers, green peppers, garlic, salt, oregano, cumin, pepper, and red pepper flakes until tender, about 3 minutes. Place chicken back in the pot and stir in chicken broth, rice, and tomato sauce. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 35 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

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  • Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 10 minutes. Complete releasing pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid; stir in capers. Serve with cilantro and lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts

396 calories; protein 27.6g; carbohydrates 48g; fat 10.1g; cholesterol 60.8mg; sodium 1298mg. Full Nutrition
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