Caribbean Party in a Bowl

A Caribbean Party in a Bowl 

Serves 8

Preparation and cook time: 40 minutes

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced
  • 1 orange pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 1 tb cumin
  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • 1 15 oz can black beans
  • 4 cups uncooked jasmine rice
  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • salt n pepper
In a mixing bowl whisk olive oil, cumin, salt n pepper to taste and 1/4 t lime zest. Marinate chicken in olive oil mixture for 10 minutes. Set aside. Meanwhile, in a medium sauce pan, boil 4 cups of water for rice. Once it comes to a boil, add rice and turn heat down to low, and cover for 10 minutes or until rice is soft and fluffy. Add a little olive oil, 1/2 lime juice, cilantro and salt to taste. Set aside. Using a stove top grill pan, heat over medium to high heat and add chicken breasts. Cook on one side until brown for 7-8 minutes, turn over and cook for another 7-8 minutes or until middle is no longer pink. Using a cutting board, dice chicken. Set aside. In a large serving bowl add diced pepper, diced onion and black beans. Now add rice and stir. Now add diced chicken and stir. Add 1/2 lime juice and 2 tb olive oil over ingredients and stir well. Serve in individual bowls.

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