Chicken tacos with black bean salsa

Cal and themis

Written by Masterchef finalist Callum Hann, and accredited dietitian Themis Chryssidis

From Sprout Cooking School & Health Studio

Posted: Mar 05 2021

Masterchef finalist Callum Hann, and accredited dietitian Themis Chryssidis share the recipe for scrumptious Chicken tacos with black bean salsa.

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 corn cobs, kernels removed
  • 400g tin of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ red onion, finely sliced
  • 400g chicken thigh fillets, diced into bite sized pieces
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika Pinch of salt
  • 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • ½ bunch of coriander, leaves picked
  • 2 tablespoons jalapenos, finely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 8 tortillas

Method

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook corn kernels for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Add in black beans and cook for 1-2 minutes or until warmed through. Add in onion and cook for a further 2-3 minutes or until softened. Transfer to a small bowl.
  2. Return frying pan to heat and cook chicken for 3-4 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Sprinkle over paprika and a pinch of salt and cook for a further 1-2 minutes or until fragrant. Set aside.
  3. Combine cherry tomatoes, coriander, jalapenos and lime juice into a large bowl.
  4. Warm tortillas in a microwave or low oven. Top with spoon over black bean and corn salsa and tomato salsa and top with chicken to serve.

Cooking Tip: Add spices towards the end of the cooking process to make sure they don’t burn before the chicken is finished cooking.

Nutrition Tip: Mexican food can be a delicious part of a healthy diet. These dishes usually have a balance of carbohydrate foods like tortillas and rice, protein foods like red meat, chicken and beans, and plenty of salsas full of fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables.

For more tips on how to use the canned staples in your pantry click here.

Callout Pharmacy3

As a Health Partners member, enjoy exclusive member discounts with Sprout Cooking School and Health Studio.

Find out more

Posted: Mar 05 2021

Disclaimer

The information contained here is of a general nature and does not take into account your personal medical situation. The information is not a substitute for independent professional medical advice and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or used for therapeutic purposes. Should you require specific medical information, please seek advice from your healthcare practitioner. Health Partners does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information provided. While we have prepared the information carefully, we can’t guarantee that it is accurate, complete or up-to-date. And while we may mention goods or services provided by others, we aren’t specifically endorsing them and can’t accept responsibility for them.

Articles you may like

© Copyright Health Partners. 2021 All Rights Reserved.

site by evolution 7

Contact Us

1300 113 113 Tue 8am - 8pm

Send us a message

Find the best way to contact us

View all