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    Lime Grilled Chicken with Black Bean Sauce

    Source of Recipe

    Cooking Light Complete

    List of Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
    • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 4 (4 ounce) skinned and boned chicken breast halves
    • cooking spray
    • 2 cups water
    • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
    • 1 tablespoon chopped red onion
    • 1 cup drained canned black beans
    • 1/2 cup orange juice
    • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed


    1. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; add chicken. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 8 hours, turning bag occasionally.

    2. Prepare grill.

    3. Remove chicken from bag, reserving marinade. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 10 minutes on each side or until done, basting with reserved marinade. Keep warm.

    4. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan; add bell pepper and onion. Cook 30 seconds; drain. Plunge into ice water; drain well.

    5. Place beans and next 5 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth. Pour bean mixture into a saucepan; cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated.

    6. Spoom 5 tablespoons bean sauce onto each of 4 serving plates. Place 1 chicken breast half on top of sauce; top each with 2 tablespoons bell pepper mixture. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.

    7. Yield: 4 servings. 278 cal, 9.1g fat,31.1g pro, 17.6g carb, 2.4g fiber, 72mg chol, 2.2mg iron, 335mg sod, 39mg calc.




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