RECIPE: Blackened Chicken and Beans



Blackened Chicken and Beans (makes 4 servings)

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can 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.

Recipe source: Taste of Home

Personal Review: I’ve been trying to try new recipes at least 1-2 times a week. This is a new one that I made last week. Unfortunately I forgot to take a picture for this post. I was surprised at how moist the chicken was. And the amount of spice was just perfect in my opinion. Actually I almost added a little more chili powder just because we like spicy things. I didn’t use chicken breast halves, I used hi chicken breasts so it took longer for me to get the chicken cooked through. I think next time I will cut the chicken breasts in half just for ease of cooking. The bean mixture was very easy and quite good. Beans aren’t my normal thing, but I did eat a little bit of it. I served this dish with steamed Brussels sprouts. Definitely an easy meal to make and scrumptious too! Highly recommended.

1 thought on “RECIPE: Blackened Chicken and Beans”

  1. I look forward to what you find to share as recipes Tara, my recipe books are only a memory and it is cool to find easy quick things without searching for them online myself. Now just need to cook one of them to see how we like what you recommend.

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