Southwest Grilled Chicken with Corn and Bean Relish

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Mouthwatering chicken recipe with flavors of the southwest.

Looking for a new way to make chicken breasts? When you try this chicken recipe with delectable southwestern flavor, you’ll be astonished at how good grilled chicken can taste. Those of us looking for easy weeknight recipes will love the fact that this chicken with corn and black bean relish comes together quickly. You can marinate the chicken overnight, or while you’re at work, and it’s ready to grill afterward. While the chicken is cooking, you can mix up the relish, and serve the dish with rice or a steamed vegetable for a complete meal. The next time you’re looking for a southwest-style chicken dish, this is it!

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Southwest Grilled Chicken with Corn and Bean Relish

With savory Southwestern flavors, this grilled chicken will become a regular on your dinner menu.
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1 chicken breast and 1/4 cup relish
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican, Universal
Author SkinnyMs.



  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder


  • 1/2 cup black beans cooked
  • 1 tomato small, diced
  • 1/2 red onion small, diced
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro fresh, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sugar unrefined
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar


  • Combine the chicken with the rest of the ingredients in a covered casserole dish or plastic bag and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour or overnight.
  • Make the relish by combining the ingredients in a large bowl. Refrigerate until ready to serve to let the flavors meld.
  • When you’re ready to eat, preheat grill to medium-high heat. Remove the relish from the refrigerator so it can come to room temperature while you’re grilling the chicken.
  • Grill the chicken until done. Allow to rest for about 5 minutes. Top with the relish.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1chicken breast and 1/4 cup relish | Calories: 554kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 151mg | Sodium: 158mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 13
Keywords Kid-Friendly

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