Friday, October 30, 2009

chicken, black beans & rice

This is one of our favorite meals of all time. It's just one big bowl of deliciousness.


2 tsp vegetable oil
1 cup uncooked white rice
1 tsp chili powder
2 cups cubed, cooked chicken (1 large chicken breast, or 2 small ones)
2 cups frozen seasoning blend (onions, bell pepper, etc. i use pictsweet brand)
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 can chicken broth
2 tbsp water
shredded cheddar cheese


1. heat oil in large pot over medium-high heat. when hot, add rice and chili powder. cook and stir about 1 minute.
2. stir in all remaining ingredients except cheese.
3. bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. (about 15 min.) stir occasionally.
4. remove skillet from heat and fluff mixture with a spoon.
5. add cheese and serve.

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