Chili-Chicken & Black Beans with Rice

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Michelle Parker

By
@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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Chili-Chicken & Black Beans with 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.

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About Chili-Chicken & Black Beans with Rice

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy