Herbed Rice with Chicken and Beans
Photo attribution: My Tu Duong
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.
What you'll need
Medium pot or rice cooker
Spatula or spoon
1 Onion Small, halved and sliced thinly
8 ounces Fava Beans about 2 cups or Lima Beans or Butter Beans
1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
1 cup Fresh Herbs chopped, such as dill, mint, cilantro, and/or parsley
2 Chicken Breasts cooked, skinned, shredded (about 2 cups)
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.
- 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.
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 7 g||9%|
|Saturated Fat 1 g||5%|
|Sodium 360 mg||16%|
|Total Carbohydrate 51 g||19%|
|Dietary Fiber 5 g||18%|
|Protein 29 g|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: