Sautéed Chicken and Peppers With Coconut Rice
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- 1 cup long-grain white rice
- 1 14-ounce can coconut milk
- 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2 1/2-inch pieces
- kosher salt and pepper
- 1 large red bell pepper, sliced 1/4 inch thick
- 1 large clove garlic, thinly sliced
- 1 19-ounce can black beans, drained
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
- Cook the rice according to the package directions, replacing 1 cup of water with the coconut milk.
- Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels.
- Season the chicken with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook for 3 minutes. Turn the chicken and move it to the sides of the skillet.
- Add the bell pepper and cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes.
- Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until the bell pepper is slightly soft and the chicken is cooked through, about 4 minutes. Transfer to plates.
- Add the beans, cumin, ¼ teaspoon salt, and the remaining oil to skillet. Cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Serve with chicken and rice.
- Per Serving
- Calories 665Calories From Fat 41%
- Fat 30g
- Sat Fat 21g
- Cholesterol 0mg
- Sodium 886mg
- Carbohydrate 48g
- Fiber 11g
- Sugar 8g
- Protein 52g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
Brighten the flavor of the rice by stirring in a handful of chopped fresh scallions, chives, or cilantro just before serving.