chicken breasts with cornmeal-coriander crust and black bean-mango salsa


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Servs: 8

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  • add   Nonstick vegetable oil spray*Available at Asian markets and in the Asian foods section of some supermarkets.
  • add   1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • add   3/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • add   1 teaspoon sugar 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • add   1 15- to 16-ounce can black beans, drained, rinsed
  • add   2 cups 1/2-inch pieces peeled pitted mangoes
  • add   3/4 cup fresh white corn kernels
  • add   1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • add   8 5-ounce skinless boneless chicken breasts, excess fat trimmed
  • add   1 teaspoon chili oil*
  • add   3 tablespoons fresh lime juice


  1. Place first 8 ingredients in large bowl. Toss to combine. Season salsa with salt and pepper. Cover; let stand 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 250°F. Mix cornmeal and coriander in shallow bowl. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Generously spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray. Place skillet over medium-high heat. Coat 1 side of each chicken breast with cornmeal mixture. Place 4 chicken breasts, cornmeal side down, in skillet; cook until golden on bottom, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low. Turn chicken over. Cook chicken until cooked through, about 5 minutes longer. Transfer chicken to baking sheet. Keep warm in oven. Wipe out skillet, then spray with more nonstick spray. Repeat with remaining 4 chicken breasts.
  3. Cut chicken breasts diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Transfer to plates. Spoon salsa atop chicken and serve.