Avocado Chicken Salad
Make this flavorful chicken salad recipe for lunch or dinner that happens to incorporate one our favorite foods—the avocado.
Prep time: 25 minutes
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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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