Chicken and Black Bean Salad
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Chicken and Black Bean Salad

Chicken breast and black beans are a great source of lean protein. The beans also add fiber which helps keep you fuller, longer.
Course Appetiser
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword black bean salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 238kcal
Author Liz Della Croce


  • 8 oz chicken breasts cooked and shredded such as rotisserie
  • 8 c lettuce or mixed greens of choice
  • 1 c cucumber thinly sliced
  • 2 tomatoes diced
  • 1 c black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 1/4 c scallions diced
  • 1/4 c cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 Juice and zest of lime
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large salad bowl, combine chicken with lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes and black beans.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together garlic, scallions, cilantro, cumin, lime juice/zest.
  • Slowly drizzle in the olive oil and whisk to emulsify.
  • Pour dressing over the salad and season with salt/pepper to taste.


Excellent source of Vitamin A and C, good source Iron


Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 17.3g | Protein: 22.7g | Fat: 9.6g | Saturated Fat: 1.5g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 257mg | Fiber: 5.8g