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  • 3 tablespoons - lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons - olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoons - chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoons - ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoons - salt
  • Quesadillas
  • 1 1/4 pounds - chicken breasts, thin-sliced
  • 12 ounces - corn , cooked
  • 1 cans - black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 8 - burrito-size tortillas
  • 2 cups - mexican cheese blend
  • Directions:

    Whisk together marinade ingredients in small bowl. Set aside 2 tablespoons of marinade and then pour remaining mixture into a large resealable plastic bag with chicken. Refrigerate while heating grill to medium-high heat.
    Combine corn and black beans in bowl along with reserved marinade and set aside.
    Remove chicken from bag, discard the marinade and grill 'til cooked through, about 5-10 minutes. Slice into thin strips.
    Place 2 tortillas on grill. Top half of each with 2 tablespoons of cheese, some of the chicken strips, about 1/4 cup of the corn mixture, and 2 tablespoons more of cheese. Fold in half and grill 1 minute; turn over and grill another minute. Repeat with all ingredients.
    Serve quesadillas with sour cream and salsa, if desired.

    Brief Description

    Chicken with black beans and corn along with lime marinade cooked on the grill.

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    Category:  Poultry

    Cuisine:  Mexican

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 20 min


    Adapted from Family Circle

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    Posted On:

    June 6, 2012

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