Source: America's Favorite Food Associations

California Chicken and Beans
California chicken with beans make an interesting chicken dish.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 8-10 minutes


1 pound chicken breast halves, skinless
1 tablespoon Crisco® Vegetable Oil
2 green onions, and tops, sliced
1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 package (16 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables
1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, or kidney beans, frained, rinced; or 1 1/2 cups cooked dry packaged pinto or kidney beans
1 can (7 ounces) button mushrooms, drained
1 teaspoon rosemary leaves, dried
salt and pepper, to taste

Cook chicken in oil in large saucepan over medium heat until browned, about 5 minutes. Add green onion and garlic and cook 1 minute.
Combine chicken broth and flour; add to sauce pan. Add frozen vegetables, beans, mushrooms, and herbs and heat to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, covered, until chicken vegetables are tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Season to taste and salt and pepper.

Can be prepared 1 to 2 days in advance; refrigerate, covered. May be served over cooked rice or noodles, if desired.