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Achiote Chicken & Rice

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6 servings

Looking for a chicken skillet that's bursting with Latin American flavor? Look no further than this tasty dish flavored with annatto and manzanilla olives.

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  • Mix mayo and annatto paste. Add half to chicken in large bowl; toss to coat.
  • Cook chicken in large deep skillet or Dutch oven on medium-high heat 5 min. or until evenly browned, turning occasionally. Remove chicken from skillet; discard drippings. Cover chicken to keep warm.
  • Add rice, onions, peppers, garlic and remaining mayo mixture to skillet; cook on medium-low heat 3 min., stirring constantly. Add water and bouillon; stir. Top with chicken. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on low heat 22 to 25 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF) and liquid is absorbed.
  • Top with olives and cilantro.

Special Equipment Needed

Make it Easy

Keep a pair of good kitchen shears on hand as part of your kitchen equipment. Use them to cut up the whole chicken.


Buy a 3-lb. chicken already cut into pieces.


  • 6 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 420
Total fat 22g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 470mg
Carbohydrate 30g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 24g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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