Chicken and black bean salad

2
Total Time
45 min
Prep
25 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Tender poached chicken goes fantastic in any salad. This recipe for chicken and black bean salad has amazing fresh flavours from tomato, capsicum and coriander.

Ingredients

skinless chicken breast

500 g

corn

400 g, (2 x 200g) sweetcorn cobs, husks intact

canned black beans, rinsed, drained

400 g, (1x400g can)

tomato(es)

2 medium, chopped

lebanese cucumber

2 medium, chopped

red capsicum

1 large, finely chopped

green shallot(s)

2 individual, thinly sliced

avocado

½ large, coarsely chopped

fresh coriander

½ cup(s), chopped

lime juice

2 tbs

Instructions

  1. Bring a medium saucepan of water to the boil. Reduce heat to very low. Add chicken. Poach for 20 minutes or until cooked through. Coarsely shred.
  2. Meanwhile, rinse sweetcorn, with husks intact, under cold running water. Place wet cobs on a plate. Cook in microwave on High (100%) for 8 minutes. Set aside to cool before removing husk and silks. Cut off kernels.
  3. Place chicken, corn, beans, tomato, cucumber, capsicum, shallots, avocado, coriander and lime juice in a large bowl. Season. Toss gently to combine.

Start eating better than ever!