Rice and Bean Bowl with Chicken, Plantains and Pikliz

Rice and Bean Bowl with Chicken, Plantains and Pikliz

  • Preparation 1 h
  • Cooking 30 min
  • Servings 4

Pikliz is a spicy pickled vegetable relish, and it definitely adds a powerful punch to this hearty Creole-inspired rice bowl.

  • Nut-free
  • Lactose-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free

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Ingredients

  • Pikliz

    • 2 cups (170 g) green cabbage, thinly sliced on a mandoline
    • 2 green onions, cut into a fine julienne
    • 1 carrot, cut into a fine julienne
    • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
    • 1 small Scotch Bonnet chili pepper, seeded and finely chopped
    • 3 tbsp (45 ml) white vinegar
    • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Rice

    • 1 small onion, finely chopped
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) vegetable oil
    • 1 can (14 oz/398 ml) red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
    • 2 cups (500 ml) chicken broth
    • 1 cup (210 g) long grain white rice, rinsed and drained
    • 1 clove
    • 1 thyme sprig
  • Lime Mayonnaise

  • Bowl

    • 2 ripe plantains, cut diagonally into slices 1/2 inch (1 cm) thick (see note)
    • 3 tbsp (45 ml) vegetable oil
    • 1 lb (450 g) chicken cutlets
    • 1 tsp sweet paprika
    • 1/2 cup (15 g) cilantro leaves
    • Lime wedges, for serving

Preparation

  • Pikliz

  • Rice

  • Lime Mayonnaise

  • Bowl

  • Assembly

Note from Ricardo

You can replace the plantains with regular bananas that are still slightly green.

Personal Note

To help you with this recipe

RICARDO Multifonctional Mandolin

RICARDO Multifonctional Mandolin

39.99 $

This mandolin has three different size blades that allow for rapidly and safely julienning or thinly slicing vegetables like beets, for example.

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