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chicken & black beans

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kristi Luce
Porterville, CA

I had 2 pieces of chicken and a bag of dried black beans to make dinner with. I made it spicy but you can omit the peppers if you would like. This a great dish for the Crockpot!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 3 Hr

Ingredients For chicken & black beans

  • 2
    chicken quarters
  • 1 lb
    dry black beans
  • 6 qt
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1/4 tsp
    sage, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
    chicken seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1 can
    stewed tomatoes
  • 1 pkg
    frozen corn
  • 2
    jalapeno peppers
  • 1/2 tsp
  • salt, to taste

How To Make chicken & black beans

  • 1
    Place chicken in a Lg stock pot. Add water, bay leaf, Thyme, Sage, Chicken Seasoning, Cumin, and pepper. Cook for 1 hour on Medium heat.
  • 2
    Remove chicken and set aside to cool. Reserving the liquid.
  • 3
    Pour reserved liquid through a fine mesh wire strainer, to remove any bones pieces that may have become dislodged. Return liquid and the bay leaf to stock pot.
  • 4
    Add rinsed beans, onion, and garlic to the stock pot. Cook covered on Medium for 2 hrs. Checking periodically to make sure there is enough water. Add 2 cups, if needed, at a time.
  • 5
    At this point add the stewed tomatoes, corn, jalapeno peppers, and salt. Continue to cook until beans are soft.
  • 6
    Serve with cornbread or tortillas.
  • 7
    This a wonderful dish for the crockpot too. Just dump it all in, set on high, let cook at least 8 hrs, remove the chicken to shred when you get home. Walla you got dinner.

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