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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Bake 50 mins

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This colorful one-dish meal goes together quickly and is sure to please the whole family.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 1/2-3 pounds meaty chicken pieces (breast halves, thighs, and drumsticks)
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 15 - ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 14 1/2 - ounce can diced tomatoes with onion and green pepper, undrained
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
  • 2/3 cup long grain rice
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag combine flour, 1 teaspoon of the chili powder, the salt, and pepper. Add chicken pieces, half at a time. Seal bag; shake to coat.
  2. In a very large skillet brown chicken on all sides in hot oil over medium heat about 10 mintues, turning occasionally. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside; discard drippings. Add beans, undrained tomatoes, tomato juice, corn, uncooked rice, the remaining 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, the cayenne pepper, and garlic to the skillet. Bring to boiling. Transfer rice mixture to a 13x9x2-inch baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole. Arrange chicken pieces on top of rice mixture.
  3. Bake, covered, in a 375 degrees F oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F for breasts; 180 degrees F for thighs and drumsticks) and rice is tender. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Chicken with Black Beans and Rice)

Servings Per Recipe 6, sat. fat (g) 4, chol. (mg) 86, Niacin (mg) 9, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 77, pro. (g) 35, cal. (kcal) 437, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, Fat, total (g) 16, sodium (mg) 634, Potassium (mg) 521, carb. (g) 40, calcium (mg) 81, iron (mg) 4, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 2, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Thiamin (mg) 0, Lean Meat () 4, vit. C (mg) 17, vit. A (IU) 389, Fat () 1, sugar (g) 3, fiber (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 4, Monosaturated fat (g) 6

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