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Chicken With Black Bean Salad And Cumin Vinaigrette

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Ingredients
  Chicken breasts 3 Pound, boned and skinned (3 Whole, Boned And Skinned, (About 1 Pound Each),)
  Black beans 2 Cup (32 tbs), soaked in water for 12 hours or overnight
  Onion 1⁄2 , chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  White wine vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 2 Large, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 , seeded and finely chopped
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2 , seeded and finely chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Get the grill ready or get the boiler on heater mode.

MAKING
2. Wash beans properly and rinse them thoroughly.
3. Take a medium saucepan, and put together beans, onions, salt and 6 cup of cold water and let them boil.
4. Now reduce the heat and cook the beans under slow heat till these get tender for 30-40 minutes.
5. Drain the water and allow the beans to cool down under room temperature.
6. Place the chicken breast pieces on a small glass dish.
7. Take a small bowl and put into it olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, parsley, mustard, pepper, and cumin together seasoned by ½ teaspoon salt.
8. Add 2/3rd of the vinaigrette over the chicken breasts; cover the pot and let it sit for 30-35 minutes for marinating.

FINALIZING
9. Place the beans in a mixing bowl.
10. Add tomatoes, peppers, the left over salt, and the remaining portion of vinaigrette.
11. do gentle tossing until items are properly mixed.
12. Cook the chicken breast 4-5 minutes on each side
13. Do basting once while the dish is being cooked.
14. Let the preparation be cool at room temperature.

SERVING
15. Slash the chicken breasts into small pieces and then toss with the beans.
16. Cover and refrigerate till the dish is ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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