Spanish Chicken & Beans Recipe


This Spanish chicken and beans recipe is a fresh and tasty meal that is great for any fitness goal. Filled with the delicious flavours of Spain, this inspired dish is a great option for those looking for a dinner tonight or leftovers tomorrow.

With the lean protein of chicken tenderloins and the essential vitamins that come in the fresh vegetables, this is a dish that nourishes from the very first moment.



  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon harissa paste
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 (about 250g) Chicken Tenderloins
  • 125g green beans, chopped
  • 400g can no-added-salt cannellini beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced
  • 50g (1/4 cup) pitted green olives, halved
  • 400g can cherry tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Fresh parsley sprigs, to serve


  1. Combine paprika, harissa, garlic and lemon juice in a bowl. Add chicken and turn to coat.
  2. Place the green beans, cannellini beans, zucchini, olive and tomatoes in another large sealable glass or plastic container.
  3. Heat oil in a large frying pan. Add contents of chicken bowl. Cook for 2 minutes each side or until browned. Add green beans, cannellini beans, zucchini, olive and tomatoes.
  4. Simmer for 10 minutes or until veg is just tender.
  5. Divide chicken and veg mixture among serving plates.
  6. Top with parsley.


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