Skillet Cauliflower “Arroz” Con Pollo Recipe

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Beverly Published: January 9, 2021 Modified: July 26, 2021
Skillet Cauliflower “Arroz” Con Pollo Recipe

How To Make Skillet Cauliflower “Arroz” Con Pollo

This Spanish-inspired Arroz Con Pollo is made with skillet cauliflower, mouthwatering savory chicken topped with high fiber and nutrient-loaded veggies.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 4drumsticks,skinless
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • cuponion,chopped
  • cupred bell pepper,chopped
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 2tbspcilantro,chopped
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • ½cupwater
  • 1tbsptomato paste
  • ½tspSazon seasoning,store bought or homemade
  • 12ozGreen Giant Riced Cauliflower Medley,(1 bag)
  • 2tbsppitted green olives,with 1 tbsp brine


  1. Season chicken with ½ teaspoon of salt, a teaspoon of garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon of oregano, and black pepper.

  2. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add ½ teaspoon of oil and sauté the chicken for about 5 minutes until browned on all sides. Remove chicken and set aside. Wipe the skillet.

  3. Heat the remaining 2½ teaspoons of oil in the skillet, then add onions, peppers, garlic, and cilantro. Sauté, stirring for about 2 minutes.

  4. Add water, tomato paste, Sazon, ¼ teaspoon of salt, and return the chicken to the skillet. Cover and cook on medium-low heat for about 30 minutes, turning halfway until the chicken is tender and cooked through. Remove chicken to a plate.

  5. Add the Green Giant Riced Veggies; increase heat to medium-high and stir well. Return the chicken to the skillet.

  6. Add the olives with a little of the brine (liquid) from the olive jar then cover and simmer for about 6 minutes until heated through.


  • Calories: 572.11kcal
  • Fat: 33.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.89g
  • Trans Fat: 0.13g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.74g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.14g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.81g
  • Fiber: 5.09g
  • Sugar: 6.48g
  • Protein: 52.57g
  • Cholesterol: 244.72mg
  • Sodium: 988.87mg
  • Calcium: 85.32mg
  • Potassium: 1265.42mg
  • Iron: 3.28mg
  • Vitamin A: 87.67µg
  • Vitamin C: 118.68mg
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