Confetti Beans and Rice with Chicken

Try this Confetti Beans and Rice with Chicken for a protein-packed, flavorful lunch. With brown rice, black beans, sweet corn and a tangy dressing, this salad has it all.

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Confetti Beans and Rice with Chicken

Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 15 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Brown Rice
  • 1/2 cup Caesar salad dressing
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups diced, cooked chicken
  • 1 can (11 oz) whole kernel corn with red and green bell peppers, drained
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 large tomato, sliced


  • Colorful, nutritious and easy-to-make, your whole family will love this Confetti Beans and Rice with Chicken salad. With a zesty mix of delicious ingredients, it will become one of your go-to weekday lunches or sides.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine Caesar dressing and Dijon mustard in a medium bowl.

    Step 3

  • Add rice, beans, chicken, corn and green onions to bowl. Stir to combine. Chill or serve at room temperature, garnished with tomato slices.

    Recipe Tips

    Substitute Caesar dressing for your favorite bottled dressing.

    Substitute Dijon mustard with honey mustard for a touch of sweetness.

Color by Veggie

Whether it’s a three-bean salad or black bean and corn salad, there’s one thing that’s for sure — the more colorful the salad, the tastier the result! As the name implies, this Confetti Beans and Rice with Chicken is a colorful dish made with a mix of tasty ingredients, including black beans, green onions, corn and peppers.

This flavorful combination gets an extra boost from our Success® Brown Rice, which is 100% whole grain and perfect for anyone looking for a dose of complex carbs. Tossed in a Caesar and Dijon mustard dressing, this chicken and rice salad is zesty, creamy and full of crunchy, plant-powered goodness.

Best of all, this dish covers most of the main food groups — hearty whole grains, protein, veggies and fruit! Add in your favorite type of cheese, and you’ll have dairy covered, too.

A Great Side Dish

This rice and bean chicken salad is great for large gatherings like family barbecues or as a contribution to your next potluck dinner with friends.

Going meat-free? Skip out on the chicken and this dish is 100% vegetarian, making it a fantastic option for meatless Mondays. Plus, with the same ingredients, it will still offer up tons of plant-based protein.  Looking for another idea for dinner tonight? Try our: easy Spanish rice recipe. 

Still need more meatless inspiration? Try our Vegan Meatloaf with Brown Rice and BBQ Sauce for a delicious and hearty vegan meal that will show you the creativities of plant protein.