Chili Brown Rice With Chicken, Black Beans and Olives

“A recipe posted in the 01/14/09 edition of the Wichita Eagle. I loved the combination of ingredients and the fiber content. An easy to make mexican meal made in one dish! I think this could easily be made into a OAMC meal either cooked and frozen, or made as a "dump" meal.”
READY IN:
1hr 25mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat; add the rice. Toast, stirring occasionally, until aromatic, 2-3 minutes.
  2. Turn heat to low; push rice aside. Stir in chili powder to taste, cumin and oregano; toast 15 seconds. Gradually stir in water; stir in 2 cups of the salsa and the salt. Taste; stir in more chili powder if you like. Heat to a boil over high heat. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer until rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed, about 1 hour.
  3. Stir in beans, chicken, corn and olives; if mixture seems dry, stir in more salsa. Cover; continue cooking 1 minute. Turn off heat; let rest, covered, 4 minutes.
  4. Stir in avocado and cilantro. Add lime juice, pepper and salt to taste, if needed. Serve at the table with bowls of salsa, sour cream, cheese and onion.

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