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Avocado Chicken Salad

Make this flavorful chicken salad recipe for lunch or dinner that happens to incorporate one our favorite foods—the avocado.

Chicken salad with avocado recipe, healthy recipes


Prep time: 25 minutes

Serves 4  

Related: Zoodles with Meat Sauce


2 ½ cups cooked chicken, poached

2 ripe avocados

1 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. fresh lime juice

½ red bell pepper, diced 3 tbsp. white onion, chopped

3 tbsp. cilantro, chopped

½ jalapeno, finely chopped

2 medium cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp. salt

½ tsp. black pepper  

1. In a large bowl, mash the avocado with the lime juice.

2. Add the rest of the ingredients: chicken, bell pepper, onion, cilantro, jalapeno, and garlic. Mix well. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

3. Serve immediately.  

Chef’s note: For a paleo or gluten-free meal, serve this chicken salad in lettuce cups rather than on bread.  

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 213; Carbohydrates: 10; Fat: 11 grams; Protein: 23 grams; Sodium: 15 mg  

Related: Carne Asada with Salsa Verde Fresca


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Reference: “Venezuelan Avocado Chicken Salad: No Mayo.” Panning the Globe, 2017. Web. 06 Feb. 2018.

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Sandy Patton

Sandy is a Marketing Communications Specialist and has been with SelectHealth for 15 years. Her prior roles include health education and wellness coaching.