Chicken with Black Bean Sauce

  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings


1/2cup chopped onion
1/2teaspoon minced garlic
1 (16-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (16-ounce) can diced tomatoes, with their juice
1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
1tablespoon chili powder
1tablespoon ground cumin
1teaspoon ground coriander
2pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.  In a pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, saute the onion and garlic over medium heat until tender, about 5 minutes.  Stir in the black beans, tomatoes with juice, green chiles, chili powder, cumin and coriander.  Bring to a boil; reduce the heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  2. In a 2-quart oblong ovenproof pan, season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.  Pour the black bean sauce over the chicken.  Bake, covered with foil, for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until the chicken is cooked through.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 187
  • Fat 2g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 66mg
  • Sodium 579mg
  • Carbohydrate 11g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Protein 31g