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Satisfy your Mexican-food craving with this healthy recipe. Just dump all your ingredients into an electric multicooker, such as the Instant Pot, in this easy recipe for flavorful arroz con pollo.

Source: EatingWell.com, June 2017


Recipe Summary

20 mins
1 hr 15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil on sauté mode in a multicooker. (No sauté mode? See Tip.) Add bell pepper, onion, chili powder, cumin, oregano and salt. Cook, stirring often, until the vegetables have softened, about 5 minutes. Turn off the heat. Stir in chicken, rice, broth and tomato sauce. Close and lock the lid. Cook at high pressure for 35 minutes.

  • Release the pressure. Stir in peas, replace the cover and let stand for 5 minutes.

  • Serve topped with cilantro and sour cream, with a lime wedge.


Equipment: Electric pressure cooker (multicooker)

Tip: No sauté mode? Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper, onion, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt and chicken. Cook until the chicken is no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Transfer the ingredients to your pressure cooker and proceed with the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/4 cups
557 calories; protein 36.4g; carbohydrates 50.9g; dietary fiber 6.1g; sugars 5.9g; fat 22.9g; saturated fat 5.7g; cholesterol 109.1mg; vitamin a iu 2956.7IU; vitamin c 62.5mg; folate 66.8mcg; calcium 69.7mg; iron 3.9mg; magnesium 106.5mg; potassium 732.5mg; sodium 642.7mg.

4 lean protein, 3 1/2 fat, 2 1/2 starch, 1 1/2 vegetable