Blackened Chicken and Beans Recipe
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 cup frozen corn
- 1 cup chunky salsa
- 1. Combine the chili powder, salt and pepper; rub over both sides of chicken. In a large nonstick skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Remove and keep warm.
- 2. Add the beans, corn and salsa to the pan; heat through. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
1 chicken breast half with 3/4 cup bean mixture equals 297 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 697 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.
Sweet White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.