Avocado Chicken Salad

Avocado Chicken Salad Recipe
Photo: José Picayo
Fresh, tasty, and delicious is how this Avocado Chicken Salad is described. Salsa, avocado, and cilantro give this chicken salad its south-of-the-border flavors. Serve with tortilla chips for scooping and added crunch.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup salad and about 1/2 cup chips)

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 16 Minutes
Total: 16 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 345
Fat 21.1 g
Satfat 3.1 g
Monofat 12.1 g
Polyfat 4.5 g
Protein 19.2 g
Carbohydrate 20.4 g
Fiber 4.5 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 579 mg
Calcium 52 mg

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3/4 cup refrigerated fresh salsa
1 ripe avocado, peeled and chopped
3 ounces tortilla chips

Preparation

1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add chicken and cilantro; toss to combine. Gently fold in salsa and avocado. Serve with chips.

Note:

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Robin Bashinsky,

April 2012
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