Chicken and black bean salad

Total Time
0:45
Prep
0:25
Cook
0:20
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.

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