Chicken Breasts with Avocado Salsa

Chicken Breasts with Avocado Salsa

This warm avocado salsa is also delicious when served over grilled or seared fish.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast and 1/4 cup salsa mixture)
  • Cook time:15 Minutes
  • Prep time:4 Minutes


  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup bottled chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled ripe avocado
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Combine first 3 ingredients; sprinkle over both sides of chicken.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 minutes. Turn chicken, and add salsa to pan. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 7 minutes or until chicken is done.

Transfer chicken onto individual serving plates. Stir avocado and cilantro into salsa in pan; cook just until thoroughly heated. Spoon salsa mixture over chicken.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 177
  • Fat: 5.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1.0g
  • Protein: 27.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 3.4g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 357mg
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Calcium: 28mg

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