Insta-Pot Spanish Chicken Stew



My mother in law is Cuban and she has been making arroz con pollo for a long time but she never mixes in the rice, she always puts the rice separate so I went ahead and created an Insta-pot version of her pollo because its sooo good! You can pear this up with cauliflower rice or citrus cauliflower rice or yellow rice OR both! I have to literally make both myself because my kids love rice.


Ingredients:

2.5 pounds chicken legs (I love dark meat but you can use any part of the chicken that you like)

1/4 cup bacon

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 large white onion, roughly chopped

1/4 cup garlic, chopped

1/4 cup carrots, chopped

6/8 radishes halved or 3 red potatoes cut into 4 pieces

1/4 cup green olives

2 tablespoons tomato paste

1 cup chicken broth

3 bay leaves

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon crushed black pepper

1/2 smoked paprika

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1/4 cup fresh parsley



Directions:


Turn on your Insta-pot to sauté and add your olive oil, bacon, onions, garlic, carrots and cook down for 2/3 minutes.


Add your tomato paste and cook down for another 2/3 minutes.


In a medium size bowl add your chicken legs and all your dry spices except bay leaves. Give it a good toss so the spices are evenly dispersed and than add them to your Insta-pot.


Now add the rest of your ingredients and top with a tiny splash of olive oil and close lid.


You will need to set your Insta-pot to pressure on high for 45 minutes.


All done!


You can serve this with cauliflower rice, white rice or yellow rice.



Enjoy!

xoxo

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