Chicken and Butter Beans
  • 3 cup. butter beans, fresh or frozen
  • 1 sm. chicken, cut up
  • 1 cup. minced onion
  • 1 med. chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp. corn oil
  • 3 tbsp. browning sauce or roux
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/4 cup. water
  1. Lightly brown chicken parts in a heavy pot. Remove and saute onions and bell pepper in same pot. Add butter beans and water; cook for about 20 minutes. Then add browning sauce or roux, chicken, salt and pepper; cook slowly until chicken and beans are tender. Add more seasoning, if desired.