You are here: Home » Recipes » Southwestern Chicken and Black Bean Salad Southwestern Chicken and Black Bean Salad Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield 6 servings Well-seasoned chicken makes this salad special. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 teaspoons ground cumin2 teaspoons chili powder1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips2 cups fresh orange sections (about 2 oranges)1 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese (optional)1/2 cup chopped red onion1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro1/3 cup lime juice1/4 cup orange juice1 tablespoon canola oil Salt and pepper1/2 teaspoon minced garlic1 head lettuce, torn into pieces Instructions Combine cumin, chili powder and cayenne in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken, seal bag, and shake to coat chicken with seasoning mixture. In a skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, cook chicken over medium heat until done, about 10 minutes; let cool. Spoon chicken into a large bowl and add orange sections, Monterey Jack, onions, black beans and cilantro, mixing gently but thoroughly. In another bowl, mix lime juice, orange juice, oil, salt and pepper, and garlic. Pour over chicken mixture, tossing gently to coat. Serve over lettuce on a serving platter.