Calypso Island Chicken with Brown Rice

Calypso Island Chicken with Brown Rice
Budget-friendly recipe
179
1 hours 10 mins.

This tangy and sweet dish is a dinner your family will love!

Ingredients

2
cups
1
tablespoon
2

finely chopped

1
pound

cut up in 1-inch cubes

1

(about 1 cup), cut into 1-inch pieces

1

peeled and cut into 1⁄2-inch thick rounds

1

drained and rinsed

1
cup

frozen or canned

1

packed in juice, reserve juice

1
tablespoon
2
teaspoons

(recipe on eatfresh.org)

¼
teaspoon
¼
teaspoon
¼
teaspoon

(feel free to use less)

¼
teaspoon

What You'll Need

  • saucepan and cover
  • Skillet with lid
  • Bowl
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring spoons
  • Measuring cups
  • stir spoon
  • Fork

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine rice and water and cover with a tight fitting lid. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 10 minutes or until the water is absorbed and rice is cooked.
  2. Remove from heat and keep covered 5 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork. Set aside.
  3. In a skillet, heat vegetable oil on medium heat. Add garlic and cook for about 1 minute. Add chicken pieces and stir to cook on all sides, about 7 minutes.
  4. Add bell pepper and plantain, then cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. In a bowl, combine black beans, corn, pineapple chunks, 1⁄4 cup reserved pineapple juice, ground coriander, Soulful Seasoning, ground cinnamon, ground ginger, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  6. Add bean mixture to the skillet and stir. Cover and simmer, stirring every few minutes, for about 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through.
  7. Serve chicken over rice and squeeze lime over chicken.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
cups
Total calories:
480
Total fat:
8 g
Saturated fat:
2 g
Carbohydrates:
78 g
Protein:
27 g
Fiber:
13 g
Sodium:
430 mg
Attribution
TextEmail   SharePrint