We love this low-carb version of “Arroz” Con Pollo because it swaps rice for cauliflower rice and veggies making it healthier and 85% less calories than rice! Plus with 2 drumsticks high protein! Enjoy in confidence!
4 skinless, drumsticks on the bone
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/3 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup chopped red bell pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon Sazon seasoning (store bought or homemade)
12 oz bag Green Giant Riced Cauliflower Medley (use Green Giant Riced Cauliflower for Whole30/Paleo)
2 tablespoons pitted green olives, 1 tablespoon brine
*Season chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon oregano and black pepper.
*Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat, add 1/2 teaspoon of oil and sauté the chicken until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. Remove chicken and set aside. Wipe the skillet.
*Heat remaining 2 1/2 teaspoons oil in skillet, then add onions, peppers, garlic and cilantro. Sauté, stirring about 2 minutes. Add water, tomato paste, sazon, 1/4 teaspoon salt and return the chicken to the skillet. Cover and cook on medium-low heat 30 minutes, turning half way, until the chicken is tender and cooked through. Remove chicken to a plate.
*Add the Green Giant Riced Veggies, increase heat to medium-high and stir well, return the chicken to the skillet, add the olives with a little of the brine (liquid) from the olive jar, cover and simmer until heated through, about 6 minutes.
Yield: 2 Servings, Serving Size: 2 drumsticks, 1 cup veggies
Total Fat: 10g