Sunday, June 28, 2009

Chicken and Black Bean Rice Bowl

1 pkg. Uncle Bens Ready Rice long-grain white rice
1/3 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 teaspoons honey
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
Salt and pepper
1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed
½ cup chopped green onions
1 (7.5 oz.) jar roasted red peppers-drained, rinsed and diced
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1-1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 lb. boneless chicken nuggets
Fresh sliced limes

Cook rice following package directions. Whisk lime juice, oil, honey, garlic and jalepeno together; season with salt and pepper. Add beans, green onions, red peppers and half of cilantro. Stir into hot rice, cover and set aside. Mix Worcestershire sauce and hot pepper sauce together, brush onto chicken nuggets and sauté in a little oil until done. Add chicken to rice mixture and reheat in microwave until serving temperature. Serve with sliced limes. Makes approximately 8 cups.

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