Southwest Chicken


Southwest chicken breasts with black beans, corn, chile peppers, and tomatoes. Low-fat, easy, and quick. Serve over hot cooked rice if desired.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (8.75 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained

  • 1 pinch ground cumin


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken breasts and sear for 2 to 3 minutes per side.

  2. Add tomatoes with green chiles, black beans, and corn. Reduce heat and let simmer until chicken is cooked through and the juices run clear, 25 to 30 minutes.

  3. Sprinkle with cumin before serving.

    close up view of Southwest Chicken with beans corn and tomatoes, served on a plate with peas and lemon

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

310 Calories
6g Fat
28g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 310
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 863mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 463mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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