Seared Chicken with Avocado

Photo: Oxmoor House

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

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 221
  • Calories from fat: 42%
  • Fat: 10.3g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 27.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 5.2g
  • Fiber: 2.9g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 370mg
  • Calcium: 22mg

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  1. 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.
  2. 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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