Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is one of the Zaar recipes that I adopted. I hope to make this soon as it looks like a dish my family would enjoy. I’ll edit the recipe accordingly if needed.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make corn cakes, in medium bowl combine corn muffin mix, water and egg until just blended.
  2. Batter will be slightly lumpy.
  3. Grease large nonstick griddle or skillet with nonstick cooking spray and place over medium heat to get pan hot.
  4. Make corn cakes in batches using ¼ cup batter for each one and cooking about 2 minutes on each sides, until golden brown (You should have 12 corncakes total).
  5. In small saucepan stir together black beans, chicken, salsa and cumin.
  6. Cook over low heat just until heated through.
  7. Remove pan from heat and stir in cilantro.
  8. To serve, place three corn cakes on each plate.
  9. Top with bean and chicken mixture.
  10. Garnish with shredded cheddar cheese and a dollop of sour cream.


Most Helpful

This is fantastic. I wasn't sure about it at first, but I'm glad I gave it a try. The only thing I did differently was to leave out the cilantro b/c I didn't have any on hand. Great textures and a great recipe!

NashJen June 18, 2008

I'm not going to star this recipe only because I used it more as an inspiration than a step by step I made these cakes for brekkie but I made a cornbread from scratch because I really dislike any sweetening in cornbread. I just added a bit more milk to make it more pancake like and they griddled up very nicely. I topped them with a thin slice of ham, an egg, fat free cheddar and salsa. It made a delicious breakfast with a mug of Mexican Coffee. I do plan to use this as written for ZWT. *EDIT*, I made this again today as written and it's really lovely. I used canned chicken from Costco to cut down on cooking and it was moist and very flavorful. 5 stars from me.

Annacia July 04, 2007

This was tasty. My husband liked it too! I didn't have any salsa so I sub'd green pepper, diced tomato and added chili powder, cumin, and cayenne pepper. It tasted a lot like the salsa we usually have. Will make this again.

ChristyWF November 06, 2006

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