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Black Bean Chicken with Rice for Two Recipe

Black Bean Chicken with Rice for Two Recipe

“This favorite dish only requires a few ingredients, so it’s easy to fix on a weeknight.” Molly Newman - Portland, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 3/4 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice

Directions

  • 1. Combine the chili powder, cumin, pepper and salt; rub over chicken. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, brown chicken in oil on both sides. Stir in the beans, corn and salsa. Cover and cook over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°.
  • 2. Slice chicken; serve with rice and bean mixture. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 3/4 cup bean mixture and 1/2 cup rice equals 391 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 649 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 32 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.