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Chicken And Black Bean Salad

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Ingredients
  Broiler fryer chicken breast halves 4 , boned, skinned
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon, ground
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon, freshly cracked
  Black beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), canned, drained and rinsed
  Sweet corn 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), canned, drained and rinsed
  Green onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped (White And Green Parts Included)
  Jalapeno pepper 1 , seeded, minced
  Red lettuce leaves 4 , shredded
  Cilantro 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.

MAKING
2. In small bowl, make dressing by whisking together oil, vinegar, honey, cumin and pepper.
3. Over a double sheet of aluminum foil with edges turned up all around, place the chicken spooning over with 2 tablespoons of dressing.
4. Bake, uncovered in the preheated oven for 15 minutes such that fork can be inserted in chicken with ease.
5. In a medium bowl, mix together beans, com, onion and jalapeno pepper and toss with 2 tablespoons of dressing to coat well.
6. Slicing chicken into strips, take a large plate and arrange lettuce topping with chicken strips spooning bean, mixture evenly over chicken.

SERVING
7. Drizzle remaining dressing over salad, garnish with cilantro and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
African
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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