• Serves 4
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 12 Ingredients

A quick, easy and tasty dinner invention to warm you up this chilly season

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 500g Chicken breast, diced
  • 400g black beans, washed
  • 400g can diced tomatoes
  • 2 spanish (red) onion
  • 2 Limes
  • 1/2 cup chopped coriander
  • Mexican Spices to taste
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Chilli paste to taste
  • Ground Paprika, Cumin and salt to taste
  • Rice to serve
  • Avocado to serve


  1. Slice one onion into large pieces and brown off in a pan on medium-high heat with mexican spice mix, chilli paste, garlic, paprika, cumin and salt.
  2. Add chicken, fry for 10 minutes, and add tomatoes. Slice one lime in half and squeeze juice into pot, dropping the two halves into the pot as well, along with the coriander. Add black beans and simmer for 20 minutes until sauce is reduced.
  3. Serve with optional rice and garnish with sliced red onion, sliced avocado and lime slices.


For a lighter meal, mix with cauliflower rice.

  • Sounds delicious.. with some sneaky nelted cheese


  • Winter calls for stews, and I love Mexican so will have to try this soon!


  • This looks amazing! I look forward to cooking this one!


  • My daughter loves Mexican food. She’s love this.


  • This looks really interesting and some great ingredients. Worth trying.


  • this ingredient list looks like the dish will be packed full f flavour. i have a feeling that i will love it plus it’s healthy. i will try serving this with rice like you suggested. I hope that my kids will enjoy this too. cheers for posting this awesome idea! i can’t wait to give this one a try and it seems like it will be a perfect meal for hot summer days


  • Still have not eaten an avocado with it being mixed in but willing to try this dish to see what it is like.


  • oh I love mexican flavours and hubby loves a good stew – so it’s a win/win for this recipe :) Thanks for sharing your unique idea


  • Thanks for the recipe – a meal that people would be happy to be served during Winter. This Mexican stew looks good – love the texture and the colours. Good food for a themed food night too.

    • A favourite Mexican stew – brings our family together! :)


  • A great way to eat chicken,so interesting and delicious,thanks!


  • Mixing it with cauliflower rice is a wonderful idea. Very good!!


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