Herbed Rice with Chicken and Beans

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Herbed Rice with Chicken and Beans
Herbed Rice with Chicken and Beans

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My Tu Duong
Herbed Rice with Chicken and Beans
Budget-friendly recipe
760

This is an easy dish that your family will love. The traditional version of this recipe calls for fava beans and dill, which is a delicious combination.

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
1
halved and sliced thinly
8
ounces
(about 2 cups), thawed
½
teaspoon
¼
teaspoon
1
cup
such as dill, mint, cilantro, and/or parsley
2
cooked, skinned, shredded (about 2 cups)

What You'll Need

  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Cutting board
  • Chef knife
  • Nonstick skillet
  • Wooden spoon

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet. Add onion and sauté until soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add cooked rice, beans, salt and pepper.
  3. Add the herbs, saving some of them for garnish later. Stir in 1/4 cup water and simmer until completely absorbed, about 5 minutes.
  4. Mound rice on a platter and top with cooked chicken. Garnish with reserved herbs. Serve with Yogurt with Cucumber and a large salad.

Chef Tips

  • Recipe for Yogurt with Cucumber

  • To cook brown rice: Combine 1 cup raw brown rice with 2 1/2 cups water and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil. Then cover, reduce heat to low and simmer until tender, about 30 minutes. Set aside, covered, for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork before using.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
cups
Total calories:
393
Total fat:
7 g
Saturated fat:
1 g
Carbohydrates:
51 g
Protein:
29 g
Fiber:
5 g
Sodium:
360 mg
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In collaboration with the International Rescue Committee San Diego, United Women for East Africa Support Team, and UC San Diego – Center for Community Health

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