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Light arroz con pollo for a recuperating Tummy

Today I had to make food for my daughter who came up with a stomach problem.

Now she´s getting ready go eat more food so I decided to make a lighter version of arroz con pollo which came out very good.
I used a seasoning mix I keep in the fridge which is a mixture of 1 onion, 6 cloves of garlic, cilantro, parsley, salt and pepper all processed to a paste.
I cooked 3 breasts with bones with 6 cups of water and 1 heaping tablespoon of the seasoning mix.
Then bought a package of 12 oz frozen mixed veggies and sauted them slightly in the rice pot with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 1 tablsepoon of cilantro leaves. Then added 2 cups of rice, 2 teaspoons of salt and 1 heaping tablespoon of seasoning mixture and cooked during 2 to 3 minutes. Next I added 4 cups of the stock from the cooked breasts and cooked the rice over medium high heat until the rice was close to the surface. In the meantime I cut the breast meat into pieces and placed it over the rice, covered the rice, lowered the heat to minimum and cooked everything for 20 minutes. Before serving I added 1 tablespoon of cilantro and served…
Arroz con Pollo for a recuperating tummy.
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Patricia McCausland-Gallo is a nutritionist, pastry chef, teacher, and food writer born in the Caribbean town of Barranquilla, Colombia. She has a B.S. in Foods and Nutrition from Louisiana State University, attended a School for Retort Operations, and completed courses of instruction prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration.