Vegan Arroz con Pollo

Vegan Arroz con Pollo

Vegan Arroz con Pollo, or rather Arroz sin Pollo, is a fully plant-based take on a classic Latin American dish of rice with chicken. This dish is low-cost, easy to make, and is a rich complete protein that is delicious!


Serves: 4 Time: 40 minutes

Vegan Arroz con Pollo

  • 1 Package Morning Star Meatless Chicken Strips (or other preferred product)
  • 1/2 large yellow onion, diced
  • 2 small carrots, diced
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 Tbs capers
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • Optional garnish: minced cilantro


  1. Begin by preparing your vegetables.
  2. Then, in a large cast iron skillet (or another deep skillet), set heat to high and add the olive oil.
  3. Once hot, begin sautéeing the onion and garlic. Cook together for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Next, add the carrot and bell pepper. Stir together for about 10 minutes.
  5. Then, add the meatless chicken strips and seasonings.
  6. Stir together for about 5 minutes.
  7. Add in the rice and stir into the heat for 2 minutes.
  8. Next, add the vegetable broth and bring the skillet to a boil or bubbling simmer.
  9. Cover the skillet with a lid, and reduce heat to medium-low.
  10. Stir occasionally and allow the rice to simmer for about 20 minutes. Check to ensure the rice is cooking evenly.
  11. Once the rice is soft and cooked thoroughly, top with capers and cilantro (optional).
  12. Serve and enjoy!

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