Updated: Aug 4, 2020
Here’s a recipe that’s easy on the waist and packed full of delicious flavor! With tender, pan seared chicken breast on a bed of organic flavorful black beans and wheat rice topped with freshly sweet, tangy mango salsa! This dish will have you doing the happy salsa dance with every spoon full!
Whether you’re making a quick dinner, a lunch-to-go, or serving up a meal for company – this dish is truly a winner.
As another serving option, you can separate the foods as suggested in the photos for your weeks' meal preps.
Also feel free to experiment with the ingredients – swap out the black beans for your favorite type bean and switch up the protein from chicken to turkey. Enjoy!
What you Need
5 lbs. organic boneless skinless chicken breast 48 oz of organic black beans cooked
48 oz of organic wheat rice cooked
4 medium organic red tomatoes diced 2 small organic mangoes, pitted, peeled and diced 4 Tablespoons fresh organic lime juice 2 Tablespoons fresh organic orange juice
1/4 cup freshly chopped organic cilantro
1 clove organic garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. cumin
2 Tablespoons crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 Cup red onion diced
4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 Tablespoon sea salt
1 Tablespoon freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
1. Marinade The Chicken: Whisk together 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 tablespoons orange juice, 1/8 cup cilantro, 1 clove garlic, 1/8 cup red onion, 1/2 tsp. cumin, and 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes. Add chicken breast and toss to coat. Let marinate in fridge 30 minutes and up to 2 hours.
2. Prepare The Salsa: In a medium bowl mix 4 medium tomatoes diced, 2 small mangoes diced, 1/8 cup red onion, 1/8 cup cilantro, 1 tablespoon of red pepper flakes, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 tablespoon orange juice, 1/2 teaspoon sea salt and 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper. Cover, and allow to sit at least 30 minutes before serving.
2. Cook The Chicken: Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Season chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper, then add to skillet. Sear each side for 6 minutes or until each side is golden. Pour remaining marinade in the skillet and cook for 2 minutes more.
3. Serve The Dish: Serve the chicken breast over a bed of 1/2 cup of organic the best wheat rice and 1/2 cup of the best black beans and top the chicken breast with at least 2 tablespoons of that delicious mango salsa.
One serving equals: 335 calories, 3.3g fat, 44mg sodium, 43.9g carbohydrate, 10.3g fiber, and 34.7g protein
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