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Southwest Chicken


"Chicken breasts with black beans, corn, chile peppers, tomatoes. Low-fat, easy and quick. Serve over hot cooked rice if desired."
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servings 310 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 310 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.9g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 35 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 863 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Brown chicken breasts on both sides. Add tomatoes with green chile peppers, beans and corn. Reduce heat and let simmer for 25 to 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear. Add a dash of cumin and serve.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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  1. 710 Ratings

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This recipe is GREAT! I did make a few changes: I diced up some onion and garlic and sautéed it in the oil. Then I cut the chicken breasts into bite size pieces and sprinkled some hot chili p...

Most helpful critical review

I felt this was rather bland.

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This recipe is GREAT! I did make a few changes: I diced up some onion and garlic and sautéed it in the oil. Then I cut the chicken breasts into bite size pieces and sprinkled some hot chili p...

EXCELLENT! Per other reviewers, I used northern beans instead of black beans, added some minced garlic, onion powder, all-season salt & chili powder. Sprinkled some mexican-blend cheese overall....

Great recipe! One morning I threw frozen chicken breasts into my slow cooker along with most of the other ingredients listed in this recipe, and ended up with a most delicious soup. I did make m...

I'm rating this 5 stars because the corn & bean mixture was great--that is, after I spiced it up a bit. Added a 4 oz can diced chiles, a bit more cumin, 3 cloves of garlic, chili powder, & some ...

This is a great recipe! It was simple and fun! I used chicken tenders that cook quickly, and seasoned the chicken while browning. I used a bit of mined garlic, onion powder, chili powder, an...

Really, really good - and easy. I didn't have any tomatoes with chilies, so I just used medium salsa and it came out great. It got rave reviews from the husband and child. It's very similar t...

This is a great recipe, something different for once! Reading some of the other reviews, I added garlic and chili powder, then cut the chicken into cubes so it soaked up more flavor. A great cr...

I too seasoned the meat before browning it(I cubed the chicken). I used garlic, onion,& chili powder's, pepper, and Adobo. I browned the chicken in olive oil, then removed from pan. I sauteed...

Great recipe, but it does need some spicing up as other reviewers have noted. I added onion, garlic, more cumin, chili powder and oregano. Also used chicken thighs instead (seasoned these first ...