Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Bite with Belkys: Chicken Chili
Eating healthy does not have to mean boring foods. To prove it, a South Florida chef prepares a meal the whole family will enjoy. Time to grab a Bite with Belkys.
The Chef: Adrianne Calvo
The Restaurant: Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar
The Dish: Chicken Chili
2 red bell peppers, cored, seeded, and large diced
1 red chili pepper
1 green chili pepper
4 cups of yellow onion, chopped
2 tomatoes, diced
1/4 cup of garlic, minced
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
1/4 tsp. of crushed red chili pepper
2 cups of pinto/red beans, canned and rinsed
4 split chicken breast, bone in, skin on
Method of Preparation:
-Start by chopping red bell peppers, red chili pepper and green chili pepper. Then, add the peppers to a pot of boiling water.
-Next, add onion, tomato, garlic, salt, pepper, crushed red chili pepper and red beans. Chef Adrianne says you can also use garbanzo beans or navy beans instead.
-Lastly, add the bone in chicken breast and let it cook covered for about 30 minutes (stir occasionally). Before serving, flake the chicken off the bone.
Serve the chicken chili and garnish with fresh basil, thyme, sour cream, grated cheddar cheese and corn chips.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant & Wine Bar
11510 SW 147th Avenue
Miami, FL 33196