Four stars. Like others here, I cut down on the heat. Since it takes several hours to cook you can season to taste as required. I reduced the amount of liquid, since I prefer a thicker stew. Also used a few small pieces of real chicken, skinless, bone in, instead of canned broth. These were added raw later in the cooking process, so the meat wouldn't disintegrate. Dried black beans work fine.It's easy to soak them overnight. It's not exactly the same recipe, but the spice profile is very similar, and that is what provides much of the flavour.
Here's my changes:
Sauté onion and garlic
Add dried black beans soaked overnight and drained.
One large can diced tomatoes.
Water to cover by a half inch or so. You can always adding boiling water as needed.
Add one or two small hot red peppers or jalapeños diced.
2.5 tsp chilli powder.
Pinch of red pepper flakes.
One tsp of ground cumin.
A half teaspoon ground coriander.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Later in the cooking process add real raw chicken, bone in, if broth isn't being used.
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Four stars. Like others here, I cut down on the heat. Since it takes several hours to cook you...