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Chicken Adobo with Spicy Black Bean Salsa Recipe

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This recipe for Chicken Adobo with Spicy Black Bean Salsa, by , is from A Recipe Collection from The Friends of Vision Literacy, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Susan Cohen
Added: Sunday, September 27, 2009


1/2 cup fresh lime juice
2 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Black bean salsa

1 1/2 cups cooked black beans or 1 can (19 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
1 ripe mango, peeled and diced
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or mint
1/2 Scotch bonnet chile, seeded and minced or 1 tsp jalapeņo
3 T lime juice
1T olive oil
2 tsp brown sugar

1. Make Adobo: Whisk all ingredients together in a
medium glass bowl. Add chicken; cover and marinate in the refrigerator 1 to 2 hours, turning 2 or 3 times.
2. Heat and oil grill.
3. Make black-bean salsa: Fifteen minutes before grilling chicken combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
4. Remove chicken from marinade; pat dry with paper towels. Grill chicken 6 minutes; brush with marinade. (Discard remaining marinade.) Turn and grill 4 minutes more, or until cooked through.
5 Transfer chicken to cutting board and let rest 2 minutes; slice each breast 1/2 inch thick on the diagonal. Arrange chicken breast and salsa on 4 dinner plates.

Serve with cooked rice and slices of lime for garnish.




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