Black Bean Chicken With Chipotle Sauce

Chicken and tagged


  • 3 Tbsps. diced onion
  • 1 1/2 tsp. chopped garlic
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup diced tomato
  • 1/2 tsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tsps. chipotle powder
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsps. chili powder
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts (about 4 oz each), fat trimmed
  • 2 cups fresh spinach


  1. Sauté onion and garlic in a large saucepan over medium heat until translucent, about 3
    minutes. Add beans, tomato, cilantro, broth, chipotle powder and salt and simmer until
    beans are tender, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat, pour into a blender and puree;
    set aside.
  2. Mix oil and chili powder in a bowl to form a paste; rub over chicken. Grill or
    broil chicken until cooked through (but not charred), 3 to 5 minutes on each side. Serve
    each chicken breast with 4 tbsp sauce (freeze leftover sauce) and garnish with 1/2 cup