Yellow Rice with Chicken & Black Beans

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"I got this recipe from Southern Living ages ago and just made it again and still loved it, again! it's easy and quick to make, I add in some garlic for extra flavor"

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (374 g)
  • Calories 1024.1
  • Total Fat - 78.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 12.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 81.9 mg
  • Sodium - 1100.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 28.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 8.9 g
  • Sugars - 4 g
  • Protein - 61.4 g
  • Calcium - 729.6 mg
  • Iron - 5.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 12.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare rice according to package directions.

Step 2

Meanwhile, sauté onion, bell pepper, and carrot in hot oil in a medium skillet over medium heat 10 minutes or until tender. Add garlic, cook 2 minutes.

Step 3

Combine hot cooked rice, onion mixture, chicken, beans, diced tomatoes and and chiles with juice and 1 1/2 cups cheese in a large bowl. Spoon into a lightly greased 3-qt baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.

Step 4

Bake, covered, at 350° for 30 minutes; uncover and bake 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Sue Lau

Really yummy Mexican style comfort food! We loved this. I used 4 chicken pieces baked for an hour seasoned with s&p, and garlic powder as my seasoning and drizzled a little oil. I used Vigo brand yellow rice, just the right size. With just the two of us here I have a bit of leftover and think I will roll some of it into burritos for tomorrow's lunch.

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(4 May 2013)