Monday, January 25, 2010

Chicken, Black Bean and Corn Tacos

I love tacos. They are easy and quick to make and eat. My problem though is that I can't stop myself and end up eating too many.

I found this recipe a few years ago on the back of a box of Ortega Soft Taco Kit. I didn't have a packet of taco seasoning on hand when I made these last week, so I used some fiesta seasoning that I bought at my friend's Tastefully Simple party. The tacos turned out great. Very tasty.

My new favorite taco cheese is the Sargento shredded Pepper Jack. I used a more mild cheddar for my kids.

Chicken, Black Bean and Corn Tacos

  • 1 package of taco seasoning OR 1-2 Tbsp of fiesta seasoning (season to your taste)
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast - cut into small chunks
  • 1 small onion - chopped
  • 1 16oz can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice

Heat oil in a large skillet. Add chicken and onion and cook until chicken is no longer pink and onions are soft.

Stir in the seasoning, beans, corn, water and lime juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook for about 5 minutes to thicken the sauce.

Load up the soft taco with cheese and the bean mixture.


Excuse me while I indulge...

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  1. Thanks for posting this recipe. It sounds delicious. I can't wait to try it.

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  3. I love this recipe it is perfect for my teens

  4. Right up my alley, love me some Mexican food! Looking forward to searching your blog for other great recipes...

  5. Thanks for sharing! This looks SO good!

    Happy Foodie Friday...


    Sheila :-)

  6. These really look good. Thanks for sharing the idea.

  7. Thanks for sharing this. I'm going to try it. It looks delicious!


  8. Did you say quick and easy? I'm there. Thanks for the recipe!

  9. I soo love anything with black beans. This looks great!

  10. This looks so yummy! I have to try it.


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