Black Bean Chicken with Rice
Total TimePrep/Total: 25 min.
- 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 hot cooked brown rice
- In a small bowl, mix seasonings; sprinkle over both sides of chicken. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Brown chicken on both sides.
- Add beans, corn and salsa to skillet; cook, covered, 10-15 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°. Remove chicken from pan; cut into slices. Serve with bean mixture and rice.
Nutrition Facts1 chicken breast half with 3/4 cup bean mixture and 1/2 cup cooked rice: 400 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 670mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 8g fiber), 32g protein.
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Aug 23, 2019
We loved it and sent recipe to my mom. This is a keeper, I scaled it down for one breast. I added a little onion and garlic to mine.
Feb 6, 2019
Delicious! I make this dish often for my family. You can adjust the spices to your taste. I like to add some cayenne to this chicken as well.
Oct 26, 2018
My family loved it ! This is definitely a keeper !
Mar 26, 2018
Fast and very flavorful! I used low sodium beans and hot salsa. We loved the seasoning so much I mixed up an extra batch and keep it in my spice rack.
Mar 6, 2018
Great quick dinner with good flavor. We added sour cream and cheese on the side and I always add bouillon to my rice. Rave reviews from the whole family. Will definitely make again.
Jan 20, 2018
Loved this recipe! Instead of the rice, I made a southwest chicken salad. Other than that, the only thing I added was some saut?ed onion and green peppers. Served with a cilantro lime dressing. Mmmmmm.
Sep 11, 2017
I used chicken tenderloins, but other than that, I made it per the recipe. Loved it, and loved that it was a healthy dish.
Apr 10, 2017
Made this exactly as written except added 2 additional chicken breasts. We found this to be pretty spicy as other reviewers have stated. My kids wouldn't eat it and they usually like salsa, corn and black beans.
Jan 29, 2017
I made this as written except that I substituted thighs for the half-breasts (it's what I had). Quick, easy and very tasty. Thanks for posting. Sour cream and cilantro would be a great addition, but very good without.
Jan 26, 2017
The first time that I made this was a huge hit! Just the right amount of heat for my family. Also, I prepared 2 extra breaststroke which I froze for later.