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Chicken and Black Bean Green Chili Rice Skillet

This Chicken and Black Bean Green Chili Rice Skillet is a healthy, quick and simple weeknight dinner idea!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword black bean and chicken recipe, cast iron skillet recipes, chicken and beans, chicken skillet recipe, family dinner idea, healthy family dinner, healthy family dinner idea
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 292 kcal


  • 2 cups dry brown rice (uncooked)
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh garlic
  • 2 4 ounce cans diced green chilies
  • 3/4 cup black beans drained
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 tsp hot sauce I used Cholula
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup mozarella cheese shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and heat cast iron skillet over medium heat.

  2. Cook rice according to packaging directions and set aside. Heat oil in skillet and when hot, add onion and garlic, stirring until softened about 5 minutes.

  3. Stir in cooked rice, green chiles, black beans, cumin, lime juice, chicken and hot sauce.

  4. Top with cheeses and bake for 15-20 minutes until cheese is melted. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Black Bean Green Chili Rice Skillet
Amount Per Serving
Calories 292 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 145mg 6%
Potassium 251mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 45g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 2g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 2.5%
Vitamin C 7.6%
Calcium 12.2%
Iron 9.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.