Chicken Fresca with Black Beans & Lime Infused Rice

  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Under 1 hour

Ingredients

1
container of Sam's Famous Salsa
any flavor
3
lbs of boneless / skinless chicken breasts
4
limes
1
cup rice
uncooked
1
cup cold water
1
tsp garlic
minced
2
cups black beans
homemade or canned
1
TBSP Philadelphia cream cheese
1/2
sweet yellow onion
1
tsp butter
2
tsp celery leaf
fresh
1
TBSP mild white cheddar
1
Large Ziploc Bag
1-gallon size

Directions

  1. 1. Take Ziploc bag and place chicken breasts into bag with 1 cup of “Sam’s Famous Salsa” then refrigerate.
  2. 2. Wash & rinse rice then place into rice steamer with water.
  3. 3. Add lime juice from 2 freshly squeezed limes to steamer.
  4. 4. Add minced garlic to steamer and stir together (start steamer).
  5. 5. **** WAIT 20 MINUTES ****
  6. 6. Pre-heat grill or grill pan (medium / high heat).
  7. 7. Remove chicken from fridge and place on grill or grill pan.
  8. 8. Keep Black beans warm / hot and add cream cheese & stir until completely melted.
  9. 9. Pre-heat Cast-iron skillet or non-stick pan (on medium heat)
  10. 10. Add butter to pan to melt.
  11. 11. Thinly slice onion and place into pan to Sautee (3 – 4 minutes).
  12. 12. Finely chop celery leaf (set aside).
  13. 13. Grate cheddar cheese (set aside).
  14. 14. Slice remaining limes into wedges.

Plating

  • Remove chicken and let rest.
  • Drain excess liquid from Black beans and serve (healthy ½ cup on each plate).
  • Serve ¼ cup rice on each plate.
  • Sprinkle celery leaf on rice.
  • Add cheddar to Black beans.
  • Slice chicken breast and plate.
  • Top chicken with Sautéed onion.
  • Add 1 healthy TBSP of Sam’s Famous Salsa on each chicken breast.

 

Serve and ENJOY!

Recipe Information

Prep Time: 1 hour *Mostly allowing chicken to marinade & cooking rice
Servings: 3 Servings

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