Chicken & Avocado Salad

Here are two recipes for creamy avocado with chicken for a sweet and savoury salad to delight your taste buds. This meal is ready in minutes, it’s a very healthy and versatile meal that could become a family favourite! The chicken can either be bought or you could use leftover chicken from a previous dinner. The lower calorie recipe also includes Mango and is below the video.

 

Lower Calorie Grilled Chicken Avocado & Mango Salad

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 12 oz grilled chicken breast, sliced (from 1 lb raw)
  • 1 cup diced avocado
  • 1 cup diced mango (from 1 1/2 mangos)
  • 2 tbsp diced red onion
  • 6 cups baby red butter lettuce

For the vinaigrette

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

 

Method

Method

  1. Whisk vinaigrette ingredients and set aside.
  2. Toss avocado, mango, chicken and red onion together.
  3. Fill a large salad plate with baby greens or divide on 4 small dishes; top with chicken/avocado mixture and drizzle half the dressing on top.
  4. Serve with remaining dressing if desired.

Here are some extra tips & variations

  • Serve the salad over a bed of greens
  • Add jalapenos!
  • Use fresh pico de gallo instead of the salsa/tomatoes
  • Mix the cheese into the salad right before serving
  • Serve over beans in a bowl & top with cheese

Serves 4 – Nutrition Per Serving
Calories: 258, Fat: 14g, Protein: 21g, Carbohydrate: 12g, Fibre: 4g, Sugar: 6g