Tex-Mex Chicken with Corn Salsa

For a sensational southwestern supper, you can't miss with this salsa—starring Green Giant® corn roasted on the grill—alongside grilled chicken breasts.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
teaspoons chili powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 1/4 lb)
Cooking spray
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn, thawed
1/4
cup chopped red onion
2
plum (Roma) tomatoes, seeded, diced
1/3
cup diced green bell pepper
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2
tablespoons lime juice (1 lime)
1/2
jalapeño chile, finely chopped, if desired
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix 1 1/2 teaspoons of the chili powder, the cumin, salt and garlic powder. Spray chicken with cooking spray; sprinkle seasoning mixture evenly over both sides of chicken. Set aside.
  • 2 Spray sheet of heavy-duty foil with cooking spray; place corn in center of foil. Turn up edges of foil; place on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 minutes, stirring once, until corn begins to brown. Remove corn from grill to medium bowl; set aside.
  • 3 Place chicken on grill. Cover grill; cook 12 to 15 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Remove chicken to plate; cover to keep warm. Add onion, tomatoes, bell pepper, cilantro, lime juice, chile and remaining 1/2 teaspoon chili powder to corn; toss to combine. Serve with chicken.

Expert Tips

The corn salsa would also be good served with tortilla chips.

Substitute 2 green onions, chopped, for the red onion and 1/3 cup jarred (drained) roasted red bell pepper for the green bell pepper.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.