Keto Arroz Con Pollo

Keto Arroz Con Pollo

6g Net Carbs
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine Latin, Spanish
Servings 4
Calories 201 kcal


  • 4 pieces chicken legs & thighs or any cut of choice
  • 1/2 tsp adobo
  • 2 tsp olive oil divided
  • 1/4 small onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper
  • 1 scallion
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • salt
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp Sazon optional, I mainly use it for color but isn't necessary
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 lb cauliflower rice
  • 1 cup water
  • Spanish olives cilantro, and bell pepper, for garnish optional


  • Add 1 teaspoon olive oil to a large skillet.
  • Season the chicken with adobo & fry both sides until light golden.
  • While the chicken is browning, add onion, garlic, bell pepper, scallion, cilantro , and 1 teaspoon olive oil to a food processor and blend to make sofrito.
  • Remove the chicken and set aside.
  • Add the sofrito to the pan and saute for two minutes.
  • Add the tomato sauce and mix.
  • Add all the spices, chicken broth and bay leaf.
  • Mix in the Sazon if using. I just like to use it for color and it’s totally optional.
  • Add the chicken back in the pan, top with chopped tomatoes, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, Mix the cauliflower rice and water. Microwave for 4 minutes.
  • Cool under cold running water in a colander.
  • Squeeze out all the moisture out of the cauliflower rice using a kitchen towel. This gets rid of the “cauliflower taste” so it’s a crucial step.
  • Flip the chicken and simmer for 15 more minutes.
  • Remove the chicken, taste and adjust salt. Add the cauliflower rice in the pan, mix and add the chicken on top.
  • Cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with Spanish olives, cilantro, and red bell pepper.



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Serving: 1/4 recipeFiber: 3.3gCalories: 201kcalFat: 7.2gProtein: 24.5gCarbohydrates: 9g
Keyword Arroz Con Pollo, Keto Arroz Con Pollo, Keto Spanish Rice, Keto Spanish Rice and Chicken
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