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One-Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken & Rice

This one-pot meal is quick and easy to make, perfect for a weeknight dinner. Poblano peppers, cilantro, and lime add a fresh and zesty flavor to the chicken and rice.

Tasty Team
95% would make again
One-Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken & Rice


for 6 servings

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast (455 g), cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 poblano peppers, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 ½ cups low-sodium chicken broth (600 mL)
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 14 ½ oz canned cooked black beans (410 g), rinsed and drained
  • 2 diced tomatoes
  • 1 ½ cups jasmine rice (300 g), uncooked, rinsed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 569
  • Fat 24g
  • Carbs 56g
  • Fiber 8g
  • Sugar 11g
  • Protein 30g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a skillet, heat a small amount of oil on medium–high heat. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Cook the chicken thoroughly, about 6-8 minutes. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  3. Add remaining olive oil to the skillet. Add onion and peppers and sauté for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  5. Add the chicken broth, lime juice, black beans, tomatoes, rice, salt, and pepper and stir to combine.
  6. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until rice is cooked through.
  7. Add chicken back to the pot. Add cilantro and combine.
  8. Serve immediately.
  9. Enjoy!
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One-Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken & Rice