Plated meal

Cuban Chicken with Black Bean Rice and Fried Banana with Black Bean Rice and Fried Banana

  • Spicy
  • High Protein
  • Meat
  • Chicken

This zesty, brightly flavored Cuban Chicken is a unique evening meal that will spice up your cooking repertiore!

Nutrition Per Portion

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  • Sugar


  • 0.0 min

    Bring a saucepan of water to the boil.

  • 0.5 min

    Finely chop the garlic.

  • 1.0 min

    Finely slice the red chillies.

  • 1.5 min

    Halve and juice the orange and limes.

  • 2.5 min

    Peel and chop the brown onion and thickly slice the banana across a diagonal.

  • 4.5 min

    In a bowl, add together the cumin, half of the garlic, red chilli, orange, lime, honey and soy sauce. Mix well.

  • 6.0 min

    Add the chicken to the marinade.

  • 10.0 min

    Add the rice to the boiling water.

  • 10.5 min

    Heat half the olive oil in a pan over medium heat.

  • 11.5 min

    Fry the bananas in the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Do NOT allow the bananas to burn.

  • 13.5 min

    Remove the bananas and add the chicken to the pan until cooked through, turning occasionally (10mins).

  • 14.0 min

    Heat the remaining olive oil over medium heat in a frying pan.

  • 15.0 min

    Add the onion and remaining garlic to the pan and cook until softened.

  • 17.0 min

    Add the black beans to the onion and cook until warmed through.

  • 21.0 min

    Drain the rice.

  • 22.0 min

    Add the rice to the onion and black bean mixture. Stir through.

  • 24.0 min

    Distribute the rice and fried bananas among serving bowls.

  • 25.0 min

    When the chicken is cooked through remove from the pan and serve alongside the rice.

  • Ingredients



    White Rice

    Brown Onion

    Black Beans

    Olive Oil

    2 tablespoons per person

    Soy Sauce



    juiced 1/2 lime per person


    juiced 1/3 orange per person

    Fresh Red Chilli

    thinly sliced Use according to taste


    finely chopped

    Ground Cumin

    Chicken Thighs (Skin On)

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