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spicy chicken with rice and beans

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This chicken dish is so simple and easy to make and SO delicious. It serves 4 people but can easily be adapted for a larger or a smaller family. Bon appetit! Recipe & photo:

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spicy chicken with rice and beans

  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 4
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic pepper blend
  • salt to taste
  • 1 c
    long-grain white rice, uncooked
  • 2 can
    (10 oz.ea.) diced tomatoes & green chilies, undrained
  • 1 can
    (15 oz.) ranch style beans, undrained
  • 1 1/3 c
  • 1/4 c
    sliced green onions

How To Make spicy chicken with rice and beans

  • 1
    In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle the chicken with the pepper seasoning and salt to taste.
  • 2
    Cook chicken about 4 minutes per side or until lightly browned. Remove from skillet. Add the rice to the skillet and cook until rice begins to brown, about 2 minutes. Add the undrained tomatoes, beans, and water.
  • 3
    Place the browned chicken on top of rice; cover and simmer over medium heat for about 30 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  • 4
    Top with green onions and serve. If you like it extra spicy, toss in a couple squirts of red hot cayenne pepper sauce.