Cilantro Chicken Recipes

Cilantro Chicken With Beans & Rice

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

20 min. prep time
6 servings
000 Ratings


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


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, 9-10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.  Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.

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

Stir in beans and cooked rice. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 2-3 minutes or until heated through.

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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