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Coconut Mango Chicken With Black Beans Recipe

Fast & Easy Dinner: Coconut Mango Chicken With Black Beans

Who says an affordable meal has to be boring? This recipe for coconut mango chicken proves that exotic doesn't always mean expensive. For just under $10, you can feed four people with an exciting chicken preparation. Simply simmer boneless breasts in a mixture of coconut milk and chicken broth. Add chunks of fresh mango and serve with a side of black beans. Voila! Not your regular weekly chicken, but still a dinner that's quick, uncomplicated, and most important, scrumptious. To get the recipe, read more.

Coconut Mango Chicken With Black Beans

Coconut Mango Chicken With Black Beans

Coconut Mango Chicken With Black Beans Recipe 2010-06-15 14:46:20

Ingredients

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 pound boneless chicken breast, cut into strips
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 cup coconut milk
1 mango, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
Salt and pepper
Two 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup chopped mint

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over high heat. Add the chicken and cook, turning once, until browned, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add the coriander, and stir for about 30 seconds. Add the chicken broth, lower the heat and simmer for 3 minutes, scraping up any browned bits; transfer to a plate.
  3. Add the coconut milk to the skillet, increase the heat and boil to reduce by half, about 4 minutes. Stir in the mango and cook until warmed through. Return the chicken to the skillet, toss and remove from the heat; season with salt and pepper.
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, simmer the black beans over low heat. Stir in the lime juice and 3 tablespoons mint.
  5. Divide the beans among 4 plates. Top with the chicken and remaining mint.

Serves 4.

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