Mexican Chicken and Corn Salad

This Mexican cuisine-inspired corn salad is great for light weekday dinners or lunch.
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Libby's

This Mexican cuisine-inspired corn salad is great for light weekday dinners or lunch.

1
Servings
1880
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 4  Ounces  Libby’s Sweet Corn Vegetable Cup
  • cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1  Cup  chopped lettuce
  • 1/4  Cup  Libby’s Organic Black Beans
  • Juice of a lime
  • 1/4  Cup  olive oil
  • Smoky paprika (optional)
  • Bacon bits (optional)
  • 1  Cup  tortilla chips
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste (optional)

Directions

Season the chicken breast with salt, freshly ground black pepper, and smoky paprika (optional). Heat a grill pan and add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add the chicken breast and cook for 6 minutes on each side. Remove from grill pan and allow chicken to cool. Place the tomatoes, chopped lettuce, beans, and Libby’s corn into a bowl. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Place the cooled chicken breast onto a cutting board and cut into 1-inch pieces. Pour dressing over veggies and lettuce and toss. Add chopped chicken to salad. Sprinkle cheese and bacon bits (optional) over salad. Serve salad with tortilla chips or add them into the salad.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
104g
100%
Sugar
9g
10%
Saturated Fat
53g
100%
Cholesterol
117mg
39%
Carbohydrate, by difference
173g
100%
Protein
70g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
3µg
0%
Vitamin B-12
4µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
42µg
47%
Calcium, Ca
410mg
41%
Choline, total
39mg
9%
Fiber, total dietary
14g
56%
Fluoride, F
104µg
3%
Folate, total
105µg
26%
Iron, Fe
12mg
67%
Magnesium, Mg
236mg
74%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
17mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
3mg
60%
Phosphorus, P
968mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
65µg
100%
Sodium, Na
3683mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
213g
8%
Zinc, Zn
11mg
100%

Mexican Chicken Shopping Tip

Basic Latin ingredients include rice, achiote oil, adobo seasoning, and beans.

Mexican Chicken Cooking Tip

Latin food often packs a lot of heat, so try to moderate the amount of chiles and spices you use for your dish.

Mexican Chicken Wine Pairing

Tempranillo or other light Spanish red wine types with paella, even seafood paella. Various other wines depending on what rice is cooked with; see Pasta Recipes and other individual food types.