Cilantro Chicken With Beans & Rice

Cilantro Chicken With Beans & Rice

Cilantro and garlic flavor chicken that is served over a rice and bean mixture.

20 min.prep time 40 min.total time
6 servings
0 Ratings

Ingredients

1 cup uncooked long grain rice
3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, chopped
1 (15-ounce) can red beans, rinsed, drained

Directions

Cook rice according to package directions; keep warm.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 12-inch skillet until sizzling; add chicken, cilantro and garlic. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink (9 to 10 minutes). Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.

Melt remaining butter in same skillet; add onion. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened (3 to 4 minutes).

Stir in beans and cooked rice. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until heated through (2 to 3 minutes).

To serve, spoon rice and bean mixture onto serving platter; top with chicken. Garnish with additional chopped cilantro, if desired. Serve with hot pepper sauce.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 310

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 55mg

Sodium: 230mg

Carbohydrates: 37g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 24g

Recipe #8842©1997Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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