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chili-chicken & black beans with rice

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Michelle Parker
Kings Bay, GA

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!

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For chili-chicken & black beans with rice

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

How To Make chili-chicken & black beans with rice

  • 1
    Blend the seasoning spices together (chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper) and rub over chicken.
  • 2
    In a large nonstick, skillet coated with cooking spray, brown chicken in olive oil on both sides.
  • 3
    Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  • 4
    Add 1 cup water to the pan and stir to loosen the brown bits from bottom.
  • 5
    Stir in beans and salsa.
  • 6
    Return chicken to skillet, cover and cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until chicken is done.
  • 7
    Stir once or twice, adding additional 1 cup of water if needed.
  • 8
    When chicken is done, remove from skillet to cutting board and cut into ½-1 inch slices.
  • 9
    Transfer beans to a 2 quart serving dish, transfer chicken back to top of beans.
  • 10
    Garnish top with green onions.
  • 11
    Serve with prepared rice.

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