Roasted Poblano Arroz Con Pollo 

If I ever want to boost my culinary ego I make Arroz Con Pollo ! My family will “Ohhh and Ahhh” and it always blows my mind because it’s such a simple dish! I wanted to try something different and I’m so happy I did because they all loved it ! 

2-3 pounds chicken, in pieces, your preference, white or dark meat 

1/4 cup olive or avocado oil

1 onion, diced 

6 garlic cloves, diced 

3 Poblano Peppers, Fire Roasted, skins, stems & seeds removed and sliced 

1 1/2 cups basmati rice 

4 cups chicken broth 

1 teaspoon ground cumin 

1 teaspoon dried oregano 

1teaspoon ground pepper 

1 teaspoon garlic powder 

1 teaspoon onion powder 

1 cup cilantro, chopped 

1 bag petite sweet peas, frozen 

  • Heat oil in large dutch oven. 
  • Salt chicken on both sides and brown chicken well on both sides.  
  • Keep the flame on high.  Remove the chicken and add the onion, garlic and rice until onion is soft and rice is lightly browned. 
  • Add the broth, Poblano Peppers, spices, return the chicken and adjust salt. 
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cover. 
  • Cook until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Open lid, add peas and cilantro.  Cover and allow to sit 15 minutes. 
  • Toss and serve ! 


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