Black Beans and Coconut Lime Rice:
This is categorized as a main dish, but I made it as a side to the coconut chicken.
Mangoes, Mangoes, Mangoes... The recipe suggests topping the dish with chopped radishes and jalepeno peppers, diced mangoes, and lime wedges. Since there was a poblano pepper in the bean mixture and yellow and green onions as well, I opted for the mangoes option, and they did not disappoint.
Least Favorite Parts:
ALL the prep work
- zesting the lime
- toasting the coconut
- chopping cilantro
- chopping poblano pepper
- chopping the small yellow onion and 2 small green onions
Was the taste of the end product worth it??? TOTALLY. But I recommend saving it for a special night.
For our main dish I made Coconut Chicken. This involved dirtying up 3 prep bowls, but the rest of the steps and ingredients were simple. Serving it with honey mustard sauce made it even more yummy, and this would be an easy one to do more regularly. Happy cooking and eating!