This recipe is part of the recipe for Cajun Catfish with Red Beans and Rice
Makes 6 (1-cup) servings
|1/2||cup uncooked rice|
|1||can (15 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained|
|1||can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained|
|2||tablespoons bacon bits|
|1||tablespoon chili powder|
|1||large heavy-duty foil baking bag (17x15 inches), lightly sprayed with nonstick cooking spray|
- Preheat oven to 450°F.
- Place water, rice and salt in 2-quart microwavable container; microwave on HIGH 7 minutes.
- Add remaining ingredients, except foil bag; stir until blended. Place foil bag in 1-inch deep jelly-roll pan; spoon rice mixture into bag. Double fold bag to seal. Shake baking pan to distribute contents of bag evenly.
- Bake 45 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Carefully cut bag open. Fold back top to allow steam to escape; serve.
For a milder flavor, reduce chili powder to 2 teaspoons.
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