20-Minute Cilantro Chicken with Rice and Beans
20-Minute Cilantro Chicken with Rice and Beans
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 10 min
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  • Summary

    20-Minute Cilantro Chicken with Rice and Beans – EASY, healthy, and the fresh cilantro sauce is SO good!! The chicken is juicy, loaded with flavor, and along with the rice and beans and you’ll be SATISFIED for hours!!

    Ingredients

    • average bunches fresh cilantro leaves or about 2 cups tightly packed (see Notes below)
    • 2 green onions, trimmed and roughly chopped
    • 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided or as needed
    • 1 to 2 tablespoons lime juice
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
    • pinch cayenne pepper, optional and to taste
    • 1 to 1.25 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, diced into bite sized pieces
    • salt and pepper for seasoning chicken
    • 8 ounce package precooked rice (I used Spanish rice)
    • 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed (I used low-salt)
    • 1 or 2 medium tomatoes, diced small (I used Roma)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1230 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 34 g 52.21%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 25.23%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 112 mg 37.35%
    • Sodium: 6134 mg 255.57%
    • Calcium: 218 mg 21.82%
    • Potassium: 1370 mg 39.16%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.26%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 192 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 43.31%
    • Sugar: 145 g
    • Protein: 45 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 16.14%
    • Vitamin C 15.97%
    • Vitamin D 0.38%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs10
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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