King Ranch Chicken

  • 1 lb. dried small white beans
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 4 oz. can green chilies, chopped
  • 1 tsp. oregano pinch each: cloves and Cayenne pepper
  • green onions, tomatoes and lettuce, chopped and grated MJ cheese
  • 1 1/2 qt. chicken broth
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp.oil
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 4 chicken breasts, cooked and chopped
After the beans have been prepared for cooking, soak them overnight.  Before cooking, pour off the water and add the chicken broth.  Add half the onion and garlic and the salt to the beans; bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer until tender.  You may add more broth or water as needed while cooking.  Heat oil in a skillet; add the remaining chopped onion and cook until clear, about 5 minutes.  Add green chilies and all spices; mix well. Cook about 15 minutes.  Add this mixture to the beans; add chopped chicken.  Serve beans topped with cheese, then green onions, tomatoes and lettuce.