For perfect avocado cubes, score a halved, pitted avocado with a knife--first lengthwise, then crosswise. Then just fold the skin back and let the cubes release.

Karen Levin
Recipe by Health October 2006

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Amy Kalyn Sims

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast with juices and 1 tablespoon avocado)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Spread mustard over one side of chicken breasts. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken breasts, with mustard side down; cook 4 minutes. Turn chicken over. Reduce heat to medium.

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  • Combine salsa and lime juice; spoon over and around chicken. Simmer uncovered until chicken is cooked through and sauce thickens, 6-8 minutes.

  • Transfer chicken to serving plates. Cook the remaining pan juices in skillet over high heat until slightly reduced, about 30 seconds.

  • Spoon juices over the chicken; top with avocado. Garnish with green onions, if desired.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

177 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; protein 24g; carbohydrates 4g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 63mg; iron 1mg; sodium 345mg; calcium 28mg.
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