Southwest Chicken As Well As Rice Bowls
You tin add together pretty much whatsoever you lot similar to the top, as well as they’ll gustatory modality awesome. We topped ours alongside avocado, sour cream, fresh salsa, as well as cilantro (for those that swing that means – I picked that unmarried foliage off mine equally presently equally I took the picture…). I mean value they would also last delicious alongside chopped olives, light-green chilies, jalapeños, crumbled queso fresco… you lot cite it! This recipe also makes a ton, as well as thus my petty delineate solid unit of measurement had enough of leftovers for lunches as well as for the freezer. This is a repast that I brand oftentimes because it’s as well as thus much payout for as well as thus petty effort. Yum!
four boneless skinless chicken breasts (about two pounds)
Salt as well as pepper
two tablespoons canola oil
1 yellowish onion, chopped
four garlic cloves, finely minced
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 1/2 cups long-grain white rice
four cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 (15-ounce) tin dark beans, drained as well as rinsed
1 (10-ounce) packet frozen corn
four ounces cheese (I used a combination of Monterey Jack as well as sudden cheddar)
toppings of your choice: cilantro, salsa, sour cream, avocados, light-green chilies, chopped olives, etc.
- Cut each slice of chicken inwards one-half lengthwise as well as flavor alongside tabular array salt as well as pepper.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of crude oil inwards a large skillet.
- Add the chicken to the skillet as well as create for 2-3 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
- Remove the chicken to a plate (it volition create to a greater extent than inwards a subsequent step).
- Add the other tablespoon of crude oil to the skillet as well as add together the onions as well as garlic.
- Cook 2-3 minutes, or until fragrant.
- Add the chili powder, cumin, as well as rice, as well as cook, stirring frequently, until the rice is slightly translucent.
- Add the chicken broth as well as select to a simmer.
- Add the chicken dorsum to the skillet, cover, as well as cut down the oestrus to medium low.
- Cook 20-25 minutes, or until the rice is tender as well as most of the liquid has been absorbed.
- Stir inwards the dark beans, corn, as well as cheese, as well as create until heated through.
- Serve alongside toppings of your alternative as well as enjoy!