Cilantro Butter Chicken With Rice & Beans

By Dash of Amy
August 8, 2018
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Author Notes: Sliced chicken breasts cooked in butter, garlic, and cilantro served with a buttery pinto beans and rice. Fast, healthy, and delicious!Dash of Amy

Serves: 6-8
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 4 chicken breasts, sliced in strips
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash chicken seasoning
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Rice & Beans

  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can pinto beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash chicken seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped

Directions

Chicken

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat, and add butter.
  2. Once butter is melted add the chicken and seasonings.
  3. Add the garlic and mix well. Cook until chicken is done, then sprinkle with fresh cilantro, and set aside.

Rice & Beans

  1. In a small saucepan place the rice and water, mix well and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to retain a light boil and cook until all the liquid is absorbed, 10-15 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Heat a medium saucepan over medium heat, and add butter.
  4. Once butter melts, add the onion and cook for about 3-4 minutes until soft.
  5. Add the garlic and mix well.
  6. Add the pinto beans, cooked rice, and seasonings; mix well.
  7. Stir in the fresh cilantro.
  8. Serve the chicken over the rice and beans.

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