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Achiote Chicken with Black Bean Sauce

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  • 2 sm Chicken breasts; skin on per person
  • Oil for frying
  • Annatio seeds; or block, for Anchiote paste
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cn Black beans
  • Chopped onions
  • Fresh tomatoes; chopped
  • Garlic; chopped
  • 1 pn Chilli powder


Blend the annattio (seeds or block) with some finely chopped onions, a litte water and seasoning to make a smooth paste. Coat each chicken with the paste and pan fry, skin side down first, over a low heat until cooked. Sprinkle with a little salt before taking out of the pan.
To make black bean salsa: Heat the black beans with the chopped onions, tomatoes, garlic and a little chilli powder.
To serve: Spoon some of the black bean sauce onto a plate and place the chicken on top. top with some chopped fresh coriander to garnish. (optional)
Converted by MC_Buster.
Per serving: 1659 Calories (kcal); 56g Total Fat; (30% calories from fat); 163g Protein; 121g Carbohydrate; 371mg Cholesterol; 375mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 8 Grain(Starch); 19 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 0 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates
Converted by MM_Buster v2.0n.