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Black Bean Chicken with Rice Recipe

Black Bean Chicken with Rice Recipe

This family favorite only requires a few ingredients, so it's easy to fix on a weeknight. —Molly Newman, Portland, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice


  • 1. Combine 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 beans, corn and salsa. Cover and cook over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165°.
  • 2. Slice chicken; serve with rice and bean mixture. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 3/4 cup bean mixture and 1/2 cup rice equals 400 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 670 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 8 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.