How To Make Tex-Mex Chicken With Black Beans And Rice At Home

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If you are fond of Tex-Mex recipes, then you will surely love this one. The recipe is for Tex-Mex chicken with black beans and rice. The chicken is cooked in a slow cooker and served with rice and beans. The sauce in which it is cooked is also served alongside.

Tex-Mex Chicken with Black Beans and Rice

If you are looking forward to cooking a healthy meal on a busy day, then this recipe is for you. If you want to add more spice to this dish, you can adjust it as per your taste. 

To make Tex-Mex chicken with black beans and rice, sprinkle the chicken with a tablespoon of taco seasoning and add it to the slow cooker. Pour the mixture of tomatoes, soup, onion, chiles, and remaining taco seasoning over the chicken. Prepare rice and add beans to it. Serve the chicken with rice and beans along with the sauce. Garnish it with cilantro, cheese, and tortilla chips.

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Ingredients For Tex-Mex Chicken with Black Beans and Rice

  • 6 Chicken Leg Quarters (skin removed)
  • 1 envelope Taco Seasoning (divided)
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) Mexican Diced Tomatoes (undrained)
  • 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup (undiluted)
  • 1 large Onion (chopped)
  • 1 can Green Chilies (chopped)
  • 1 cup Instant Rice (uncooked)
  • 1 cup Canned Black Beans (rinsed, drained)
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese (shredded)
  • 1-1/2 cups Tortilla Chips (crushed)
  • Fresh Cilantro (minced)

How Much Time Will It Take To Make Tex-Mex Chicken with Black Beans and Rice?

Preparation TimeCooking timeTotal time
20 Minutes5 Hours5 Hours 20 Minutes

Steps To Make Tex-Mex Chicken with Black Beans and Rice 

Tex-Mex Chicken with Black Beans and Rice
  1. Season the chicken with 1 tablespoon of taco seasoning. Cook this chicken in a slow cooker of 5-6 qt.
  2. Take a large bowl to mix tomatoes, onion, chiles, soup and the remaining taco seasoning. Pour this mixture over the chicken in the cooker. Cover it and cook for 5-7 hours on low flame. Cook until the chicken is at 165o temperature and becomes tender.
  3. Make rice as per the instructions given on the packet. Add beans to it and cook.
  4. Remove chicken from its juice. Mix sour cream in this juice. 
  5. Serve the chicken with sauce and rice.
  6. Sprinkle cilantro, tortilla chips and cheese on it.
  7. Serve hot.

Nutritional Breakdown of Tex-Mex Chicken with Black Beans and Rice 

Protein45 g
Carbohydrates78 g
Fat22 g
Cholesterol95 mg
Sodium1194 mg

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