Southwestern Chicken & Black Bean Salad

1
Kathy Williams

By
@KMW2013

I found the bean salad in a weight watchers cook book. I only changed a few ingredients for my taste. Serve with tortilla chips if you like.

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Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 can(s)
    black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 c
    roasted red peppers diced
  • 1/2 c
    corn kernels cooked
  • 1/2
    red onion finely chopped
  • 4
    scallions finely chopped
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper seeded, deviened, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    southwest seasoning
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • ·
    juice of 1 lime, small
  • 1 tsp
    fennel, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • ·
    fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 4-8
    chicken breast, thighs
  • 2 Tbsp
    southwest seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • ·
    salad greens
  • ·
    guacamole
  • ·
    salsa
  • ·
    low fat sour cream
  • ·
    low fat cheddar cheese

How to Make Southwestern Chicken & Black Bean Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. BEAN SALAD:
    In a large glass bowl combine the first 12 ingredients. Toss to combine. Cover and let stand for at least a hour.
  2. Mix oil and southwest seasoning in a small bowl. Brush mixture on one side of chicken. Heat a skillet or non-stick pan to medium heat. Add chicken seasoned side down and cook for 4-5 minutes. Meanwhile brush the rest of the seasoning/oil mixture on the other side of chicken.
    Cook until chicken is done. Cool and slice into bite size pieces.
  3. Assembly: On individual plates or bowls add a layer of salad greens, 1/4 cup of bean salad, and chicken. Add guacamole, salsa, sour cream and cheese.

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About Southwestern Chicken & Black Bean Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken, Chicken Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southwestern
Hashtags: #Bean-Salad, #chicken




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