For the chicken: In large saucepan, melt the butter. Add the almonds and saute until golden. Add rice and cook 1 minute more. Stir in chicken stock and cover saucepan. Let simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is cooked. Mix in cilantro, chicken, scallions, beans, avocado and diced pepper.
For mango mojo dressing: In small heavy skillet over medium heat place the cumin seeds and toast until fragrant (about 2 minutes). In mini food processor combine the toasted cumin, garlic, chili, and salt. Grind to coarse paste. Add olive oil, mango, orange juice and lime juice.
Return mixture to skillet and heat until warm.
Drizzle chicken mixture with half the mango mojo dressing and toss. Spoon into serving dish and garnish with red pepper and cilantro sprigs.
This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. It has not been tested for home use.
Recipe courtesy of Sally Sibthorpe, Shelby Township, Michigan