Seared Chicken with Avocado

Seared Chicken with Avocado Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House


4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1/4 cup avocado mixture)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 9 Minutes
Cook: 7 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 221
Caloriesfromfat 42 %
Fat 10.3 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Monofat 6 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 27.4 g
Carbohydrate 5.2 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 370 mg
Calcium 22 mg


1 1/2 teaspoons blackened seasoning
4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 diced peeled avocado
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 1 lime)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 lime, cut into fourths


Sprinkle seasoning on both sides of chicken. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add chicken to pan, smooth side down; cook 1 minute or until seared. Reduce heat to medium; cook 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.

Combine avocado, cilantro, pepper, lime juice, and salt. Squeeze one-fourth lime over each piece of chicken before serving. Serve with avocado mixture.


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Oxmoor House

January 2003
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