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
1387
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 4 Ounces Libby’s Sweet Corn Vegetable Cup
  • 4 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
76g
100%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Cholesterol
199mg
66%
Protein
81g
100%
Carbs
97g
32%
Vitamin A
430µg
48%
Vitamin B12
0.6µg
9.5%
Vitamin B6
3mg
100%
Vitamin C
42mg
69%
Vitamin D
3IU
1%
Vitamin E
12mg
59%
Vitamin K
98µg
100%
Calcium
213mg
21%
Fiber
18g
72%
Folate (food)
340µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
340µg
85%
Iron
7mg
38%
Magnesium
255mg
64%
Monounsaturated
47g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
30mg
100%
Phosphorus
1002mg
100%
Polyunsaturated
13g
N/A
Potassium
2334mg
67%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.8mg
44.5%
Sodium
1697mg
71%
Thiamin (B1)
1mg
65.5%
Zinc
5mg
35%