Chicken Black Bean Tacos

Really quick and filling, plus who doesn't love tacos?

Servings: 4     Prep time: 15 min     Cooking time: 15 min
    Ready to eat in: 30 min
Utensils: Frying pan

Chicken Black Bean Tacos
1 can black beans - rinsed and drained
2 chicken breast - cut into fajita strips
1 sm onion - thin slices
3 cloves garlic - minced
salt & pepper to taste
small flour tortillas
hot sauce to taste
Additional fillings per your taste:
Shredded cheese
Diced tomatoes
Shredded lettuce
Black olives
Sour cream


Rinse and drain the black beans and set aside. Sauté chicken, onions and garlic until chicken is almost done and add the black beans, continue cooking until chicken is cooked. Heat tortillas and fill with meat and bean mixture and your favorite other taco toppings.

Hot Sauce - 1 can of tomato sauce and ½ to one can (depending on how hot you like it) of smoked jalapeños in adobe sauce. Place in a food processor and puree until a smooth sauce. Keeps very well refrigerated.

Alternative Recipe Ideas

  • Shredded raw cabbage is very good in tacos and is very traditional.
  • Substitute pork or beef for the chicken.
  • Add several sprigs of fresh cilantro.
  • Add a teaspoon of chili powder to the chicken while cooking.
  • A ¼ cup of corn makes a nice addition.
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    This recipe brought to you by Chef Gary from Rocky Creek Valley Farm