Avocado and Chicken Salad

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Avocado and Chicken Salad

If salads are your favourite, consider trying out our delicious fresh Greek salad. If you’re trying out salads for the first time, this recipe is an easy fix and you get lots of roughage and nutrients packed in it. 

Course: Starter or main

Prep Time: 0 hours 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 0 hours 20 minutes 

Total: 0 hours 30 minutes

Servings: 4


Allergens: Low-calorie, egg-free

For Beginner, Intermediate, and professional cooks


INGREDIENTS

Dressing/Marinade:

  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsps. brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. dried basil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. salt

 

Salad:

  • Pepper and salt to taste
  • 4 skinless chicken thigh fillets; no bones
  • 1 sliced avocado
  • 5 cups washed and dried lettuce leaves
  • 1 cup of sliced cherry tomatoes
  • ¼ cup of sliced basil leaves
  • ½ cup of mozzarella cheese 

 

METHOD

Step 1:

Mixing

Mix the marinade ingredients into a bowl then add the chicken. Coat the chicken evenly. For the dressing, reserve the remaining marinade.


Step 2:

Chicken fillets

Heat one tbsp. of oil over medium-high heat and then grill the chicken fillets on both sides until, crispy and golden brown. 


Step 3:

Serving

Start by slicing the chicken. 


Next, prepare the salad with avocado slices, lettuce, mozzarella cheese, some tomatoes, and chicken. Now sprinkle basil, add salt and pepper, and then drizzle the remaining dressing.


NB: You can use skinless breasts in place of the thighs.

 

Accompany with:

Best with steamed vegetables, rice, or whole pasta


Suited For:

A regular daily routine



Nutritional Information

Calories

430  

Carbs

11 g

Protein

23 g

Fat

31 g

Fiber

5.8 g

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