I am glad you liked it. And, my picky 14 year old liked it. Served with sliced avocado and fresh lime juice. Super easy, simple and extremely nutritious. Here can see how liquid like it looks but after about 25 minutes the water will be absorbed and the rice will become tender. Lower heat to simmer, cover, and cook 20 minutes until rice is fluffy. Hope this works. I love a one pot meal so I was sold before I even tasted it. I made this as the first meal I have ever made in my apartment and it turned out great. Helpfful info. Hello! Awesome. Super healthy and simple right? I was looking for something that was high in protein and magnesium, and this fits the bill! I did add cumin, brown rice and onion and corn. I can’t wait to try another recipe next week. 104.8 g I love easy meals like this! That is just awesome. Add the remainder of the ingredients except the chopped green onions. Make sure you keep an eye on the rice in case there is more water needed before the rice is tender. Oh gosh you can add whatever really, I think oregano, thyme, cumin, paprika would be great but I think you can’t go wrong with whatever spicy you decide. Once that is almost done cooking I will cook the chicken and other ingredients with additional spices and then combine them together. I finally joined your site! I bet the onions and spices gives the recipe a better flavor. Could probably add other veg to this as well. Yes I think the cooking time depends on the rice used. Thanks a lot! Got some Chestnut Mushrooms that added 1/2 way through the cooking would be good. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 25 mins, stirring occasionally. If you have time, cover and leave to marinate at room temperature for 2 hrs, or overnight in the fridge. I forgot all what I had put in it to season. It is very yummy!!! I was unsure about the proportions because I am working in kg/g but at the end it all worked out. Yes, I always use brown rice. My kids don’t eat spicy food, so I have to take out the Tabasco unfortunately. Well a lot of the liquid should have been absorbed by the rice so I don’t know how it would work. You can omit if you like or use less! Great, easy dish! I’m hoping it starts to absorb soon, I was really looking forward to this! Added a green chilli (chopped) and some Green Peppers at the end to give it a bit of crunch and up the 5-a-day. Another winner recipe especially on my husbands book so I hope you stay tuned for that one too. Like the rice? Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Tabasco and it contains affiliate links. In a large skillet, over medium to high heat, add the chicken and onions and cook until the chicken has browned a bit, about 3-5 minutes. I think it is a very convenient one especially for those busy nights. I’m wondering, can this be made in a crockpot? Required fields are marked *. Do you start the recipe with raw chicken or cooked organic chicken? It’ll save future headaches :), Thanks for the suggestion. It is so easy. https://www.food.com/recipe/chicken-with-black-beans-and-rice-21768 Chill in a container for Thursday’s recipe.). Super cool. Your timing is completely off and now dinner is ruined. Yes I did. The same. This no-fuss black beans, chicken and rice is one of the most convenient meal recipes of all times. Hi! I bookmarked it. Serve the chicken with the rice and beans, and spoonfuls of natural yogurt. The kids ate a full plate each, which happens rarely. It is so delicious and tastes even better heated up. When it turns dark brown, add the chicken and cook for 4 mins, turning. Fortunate me I found your site by chance, and I’m surprised why this twist of fate did not happened in advance! It is a very nutricious meal, too. Can I substitute a mix of quinoa and brown rice? I hope you like it. I’m trying it with white rice and scared it might not taste the same =\ Please let me know! I didn’t realize the amount of water to added was embedded in the instructions. Mine took about 45-50 minutes….and I added probably about an extra 2/3 cup of water. I used regular long cooking rice and it is not absorbing the liquid at all (the package for normal cooking of the rice says 50 minutes). Love it. New! Thanks!! Thank you for a posting a great recipe!!!! can you use this recipe as a freezer meal. The preparation time is almost none existent. Are you adding rice and water to the skillet. Your changes are awesome. If you feel like the water has been absorbed and the rice is still hard you can add more water and let the rice cook an extra few minutes. Even a taco mix if it is not spicy would be great w/ this recipe. It is things like this that cause others to be creative. I would only use 1 cup of uncooked rice which yields a lot of rice lol. Sorry it didn’t turn out for you!! Love these nice simple menus that can easily be adapted. Since I have someone in the family who will not eat anything with pieces of tomato, can I substitute tomato puree? Is the brown rice suppose to be cooked before you add it to the pot? Just found this recipe and wanting to try it out for lunch today. This is a variation of a cuban dish. I’m making this tomorrow!!! I need to make this one again soon. I cooked this tonight. It is fast, simple, cheap, and easy to make in a large quantity to be used later. Subscribe now to receive new posts in your email box and claim your FREE E-BOOK filled with over 50 delicious recipes! Long overdue! Followed directions exactly. Yes they were :-) Thanks for visiting my blog! Thank you. I will also look up some cookies/cakes to put in my kids’ lunch bags in the morning. Lots of leftovers and a definite repeat dish. Add the tomatoes and pimientos, scraping the bottom of the pan to dislodge any brown bits. Is the water on a low bubbling stage? I do think that the type of rice you used may have impacted the time. Thanks for stopping by! Such an easy recipe right? My kids do enjoy the occasional spicy food, not too spicy, just a tad spicy, so feel free to add a bit more. Thanks for stopping by. I felt like there wasn’t enough of them in this batch. I am glad they liked it :-), No you don’t have to drain the tomatoes :-). All Rights Reserved. Tasted really god, and now have leftovers in the fridge for the next 2 evenings. We did modify it some, after cooking the chicken we finished in the oven. Trying this for the first time and wondering if it is completely necessary to have brown rice? I used brown rice and it took nearly an hour to become tender. If you make the recipe and divide it btw 4-5 servings that would be one. Thanks so much for posting! I made this recipe as part of my bulk food prep on Sunday. But i used low sodium organic vegetable broth instead of water and turkey instead of chicken. Add onion and garlic, and cook until onion is tender. I think the next time I make it, I’ll use about 1/2 cup less of the rice and cook it separately. I think it depends on the brown rice type. je ne le regrette nullement ! Let me know how it turns out :-). 414 grams is pretty big and I doubt one serving is almost 600 calories. My sponsors help make this blog possible. Design by. The brown rice I use always takes about 45 minutes to cook and absorb the liquid. That’s what I thought. Yes I did, about 2 tablespoons. Thanks for visiting my blog. In a large skillet, over medium to high heat, add the oil, chopped onion and chicken and cook for about 3-5 minutes until the chicken has browned a bit. Can’t wait to have it again tomorrow! Amy suggestions on how to adjust there recipe? In a large pan, heat olive oil and add red pepper flakes. Cook over a medium heat until the sugar begins to caramelise. Turn the heat to medium-low and add 4 cups of water. Thanks! To the person that commented about the nutrition, I think the nutrition facts or serving size is incorrect. I am not sure though. Thanks so much for this recipe. I made this tonight. Here is recipe number two from the Tabasco 10 ingredient challenge. I am glad you liked the recipe though. Good luck in school :-), I love this recipe My son and I made this last night and it was a family hit. Made this today as I had a tin of Black Beans and wasn’t sure how to use them. Cut 2-3 slashes in each chicken thigh, sprinkle the spices over and turn to coat. Thanks for the recipe and so glad I found your blog! Just made this! Looks like a good one! Thanks so much for letting me know. I monitored it on the stove in 10 min increments and all was well. I also used long grain brown rice which needed about 20 more minutes to cook than the directions call for so i had to add at least another cup of water to soften it up. Cook over a medium heat until the sugar begins to caramelise. Just watch it for the cooking time, as I think it may be a little bit less. https://www.yummly.com/recipes/mexican-chicken-rice-and-beans I am glad you liked it. Total Carbohydrate You may also need a bit more extra water :-) Just keep an eye on it to see if there is anymore liquid that maybe needed while it cooks away :-) Thanks for visiting my blog. This dinner also freezes really well. I hope this helps. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside. What ever rice you used it should absorb the liquid no matter what. 1.5 lbs of organic chicken, cut into small chunks. I’ve never been able to get brown rice cooked through in that amount of time. The changes also sound awesome. Heat half the oil in a large pan.