How to Make Smokin' Chipotle Black Bean & Chicken Salad

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How to Make Smokin' Chipotle Black Bean & Chicken Salad Recipe
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Everything you need.  You can get Smokin' Chipotle seasoning blend here: www.worldseasonings.com/smokin-chipotle/. Use the code 'WORLD' and save 35% at checkout.  You need this seasoning, trust us! 😘

Everything you need. You can get Smokin' Chipotle seasoning blend here: www.worldseasonings.com/smoki…. Use the code 'WORLD' and save 35% at checkout. You need this seasoning, trust us! 😘

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Butterfly the chicken breasts (cut in half, lengthwise) then brush with olive oil and use 1 tsp. of Smokin' Chipotle seasoning on each side of the chicken. Set aside and let marinate for 10 minutes.

Butterfly the chicken breasts (cut in half, lengthwise) then brush with olive oil and use 1 tsp. of Smokin' Chipotle seasoning on each side of the chicken. Set aside and let marinate for 10 minutes.

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Open the can of black beans and add 1 tsp of the chipotle seasoning.  Cook over low heat for 10 minutes or so. Strain the beans and place in a bowl large mixing bowl.

Open the can of black beans and add 1 tsp of the chipotle seasoning. Cook over low heat for 10 minutes or so. Strain the beans and place in a bowl large mixing bowl.

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Grill, or pan sear, the chicken until it is just done.  Don't over cook it, it will cook in 5-6 minutes since the chicken was butterflied.  2-3 minutes per side.  Let chicken rest for 10 minutes.

Grill, or pan sear, the chicken until it is just done. Don't over cook it, it will cook in 5-6 minutes since the chicken was butterflied. 2-3 minutes per side. Let chicken rest for 10 minutes.

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After it has rested, cut the chicken into 1/4" cubes.  Make sure to let it rest so it sucks back up all the juices it released while cooking - this is important so make sure to rest for 10 minutes.

After it has rested, cut the chicken into 1/4" cubes. Make sure to let it rest so it sucks back up all the juices it released while cooking - this is important so make sure to rest for 10 minutes.

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While the chicken is cooking, chop the cilantro and bell pepper then add them to the mixing bowl.

While the chicken is cooking, chop the cilantro and bell pepper then add them to the mixing bowl.

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Do the same with the jalapeño.  You can leave the seeds in if you prefer really spicy food.  The heat in peppers is in the seeds.  Dice the peppers in 1/8" dice so they are nice and small.

Do the same with the jalapeño. You can leave the seeds in if you prefer really spicy food. The heat in peppers is in the seeds. Dice the peppers in 1/8" dice so they are nice and small.

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Roasting the corn is optional.  If you have the time and a grill, it's even better if you grill it first, then remove the corn from the husk.  Whatever you do, add 1 cup to the mixing bowl.

Roasting the corn is optional. If you have the time and a grill, it's even better if you grill it first, then remove the corn from the husk. Whatever you do, add 1 cup to the mixing bowl.

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Add everything together, toss with the left over olive oil and last tsp of Smokin' Chipotle. Mix well, then give it a taste for seaoning. Chill for an hour or more.

Add everything together, toss with the left over olive oil and last tsp of Smokin' Chipotle. Mix well, then give it a taste for seaoning. Chill for an hour or more.

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Enjoy...This recipe is great to eat as is, a topping for a salad, or wrapped in a tortilla. However you eat it, we are sure you will enjoy it. This recipe can also be made with any of our 9 blends!

Enjoy...This recipe is great to eat as is, a topping for a salad, or wrapped in a tortilla. However you eat it, we are sure you will enjoy it. This recipe can also be made with any of our 9 blends!

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