Grilled Cuban Chicken with Black Bean and Mango Salsa

Grilled Cuban Chicken with Black Bean and Mango Salsa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 324.7
  • Total Fat: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 131.3 mg
  • Sodium: 343.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 55.4 g

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Introduction

A match made in heaven: fresh mango-black bean salsa with spicy, citrusy chicken.
A match made in heaven: fresh mango-black bean salsa with spicy, citrusy chicken.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1/2 cup(s) orange juice
    1/4 cup(s) cilantro, fresh, chopped
    1/4 cup fresh lime juice
    2 tsp olive oil
    2 tsp minced garlic
    1 tsp ground cumin
    3/4 tsp table salt, or to taste
    1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
    3 pound(s) uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast
    1 cup(s) canned black beans, rinsed and drained
    1 cup(s) mango(es), fresh, cubed
    2 tbsp red onion(s), chopped

Directions

* In a small bowl, combine orange juice, cilantro, lime juice, oil, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper; remove 1/2 cup and place in a large zip-close plastic bag. Add chicken to bag and turn to coat; seal bag and refrigerate up to 12 hours.

* Meanwhile, to make salsa, add beans, mango and onion to bowl with orange juice mixture; toss, cover and refrigerate up to 12 hours.

* When ready to cook, coat grill or grill pan with cooking spray; preheat over medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade.

* Grill chicken, turning as needed, until cooked through, about 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer chicken to serving plates and spoon salsa over chicken; pour any liquid left in bottom of bowl over top. Yields 1 piece of chicken and about 1/2 cup of salsa per serving.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CMSTOY.

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  • Incredible!
    My family loves this recipe. It can be sauteed as well as grilled, and frozen mango works very well if the fresh stuff is out of season. - 8/8/11

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  • Incredible!
    Delicious - great mix of flavors!!! - 7/18/09

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  • Very Good
    VERY GOOD. - 6/6/09

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