Fast Chicken Over Black Beans and Rice

Fast Chicken Over Black Beans and Rice I keep black beans on hand, and when I’m exhausted and don’t feel like cooking for my family, I pull out this recipe. So easy to remember, make it once, and it’s in your head forever!

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 35 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Bring rice and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender and the water has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes. Allow rice to stand covered for about 10 minutes.

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  • Mix salsa with black beans in a microwave-safe bowl, and cook in microwave oven on high until hot, about 2 minutes; stir once or twice during heating.

  • Divide cooked rice into individual serving bowls.

  • Top the rice with black bean mixture, chicken strips, and Cheddar cheese; garnish with fresh cilantro and dollops of sour cream.

Per Serving: 429 calories; protein 27.3g; carbohydrates 56.5g; fat 9.9g; cholesterol 57.7mg; sodium 639.5mg.