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Black Beans and Rice with Chicken and Apples

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Category: Dinner Party, Main Dish, Apples, Rice, Chicken, Beans

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c. brown rice, cooked
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1/3 c. red onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 c. chicken broth
  • 2 15-oz cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 apple, cored and diced
  • 1/4 c. chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp. lime juice
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced


Preheat oven to 400ยบ.

Season chicken with salt and pepper and roast in oven until cooked through, about 20 minutes. Let cool slightly and shred with a fork.

Heat oil over medium high heat. Add red onion and peppers and cook until softened, 6-7 minutes. Add garlic, chili powder, coriander, and cumin and stir for a minute or two. Add broth and beans and bring to a boil. Simmer uncovered about 15 minutes, until slightly thickened. Season with salt and pepper.

In a small bowl, combine apple, parsley, shallot, and lime juice. Stir together and season with salt and pepper.

To serve, layer rice, beans, chicken, and apple salsa.

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