Chili-Chicken & Black Beans with Rice

Michelle Parker

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@Michelle_Parker

This man-hearty meal is bursting with flavor and very filling, but dangerously tasty. The hubby kept coming back for "just a couple more bites." I think he finally had to force himself to stop. I love it when the family loves it THAT much!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

4
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
3 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 c
water
2 can(s)
(15 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained
2 c
salsa or picante sauce
1 bunch
green onions, finely chopped
4 c
cooked rice

Step-By-Step

1Blend the seasoning spices together (chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper) and rub over chicken.

2In a large nonstick, skillet coated with cooking spray, brown chicken in olive oil on both sides.

3Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.

4Add 1 cup water to the pan and stir to loosen the brown bits from bottom.

5Stir in beans and salsa.

6Return chicken to skillet, cover and cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until chicken is done.

7Stir once or twice, adding additional 1 cup of water if needed.

8When chicken is done, remove from skillet to cutting board and cut into ½-1 inch slices.

9Transfer beans to a 2 quart serving dish, transfer chicken back to top of beans.

10Garnish top with green onions.

11Serve with prepared rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy