Spiced Chicken Thighs and Bean Salad

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Prep Time
1
min.
Total Time
30
min.
Servings

4 servings

A crisp bean and avocado salad is the perfect base for warm, spiced chicken thighs. Add your favorite dressing and blue cheese crumbles for a new summer go-to.

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  • 1. Heat a nonstick or well-seasoned grill pan on stovetop over medium heat until hot. In a small bowl combine oil, coriander, cumin, salt, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper. Trim fat from chicken. Brush oil mixture on both sides of chicken thighs.
  • 2. Place chicken in hot grill pan. Cook about 12 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink, turning once. Transfer chicken to a cutting board. Cut each chicken thigh into 3 pieces.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan cook fresh beans, covered, in enough boiling water to cover for 10 to 15 minutes or until crisp-tender. If using frozen beans, cook for 5 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove beans with a slotted spoon;* set aside. Add edamame or lima beans to boiling water. Cover and cook for 4 to 6 minutes or until tender. Drain well. Arrange chicken, beans, edamame, avocado, and cheese on salad plates or a platter. Top with dressing. Makes 4 servings.

For Table Top Grill

Preheat grill according to manufacturer's directions. Brush chicken with oil mixture as above. Place chicken on the grill rack. If using a covered grill, close lid. Grill until chicken is tender and no longer pink. For covered grill, allow 4 to 6 minutes. (For open grill, allow 14 to 18 minutes, turning once halfway through grilling.) Cut each thigh into 3 pieces. Continue as directed in Step 3 above.

Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen Tip

If you do not have a slotted spoon, place green or wax beans in a heat-proof strainer. Lower strainer into boiling water and cook as directed above. Lift strainer out of water to drain. Cook edamame or lima beans as directed above.

Servings

  • 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 543
% Daily Value
Total fat 35g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 129mg
Sodium 880mg
Carbohydrate 15g
Dietary fiber 7g
Sugars 6g
Protein 43g
   
Vitamin C 51 %DV
Calcium 28 %DV
Iron 25 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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