CooQ : Recipe: Chicken And Avocado Salad

Chicken And Avocado Salad

Mexican | Salad

Salad
373 calories/serving
25 mins
A delicious salad that is great for a quick snack and attractive enough for entertaining your senses. Boiled chicken, cherry tomatoes, avocado, arugula and lettuce leaves with some mouth watering sauces will make you ask for a second one too.
Recipe by:
RecipeTin Eats

Ingredients

lime
honey
olive oil
garlic
salt
black pepper powder
chicken breast
chipotle powder
oregano
cumin powder
avocado
cherry tomato
corn kernel
red onion
coriander leaves
romaine lettuce

Instructions

Lime dressing / marinade

1. Place lime dressing ingredients namely 2 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tbsp honey, 1/4 cup olive oil, 1 minced garlic clove, 1/2 tsp salt and black pepper powder as per taste in a jar, shake well.

For chicken

2. Put 2 tbsp of lime dressing in a ziplock bag. add 1/2 tsp chipotle powder (alternative substitution mentioned in notes below), 1/2 tsp oregano, 1/4 tsp cumin powder , salt and black pepper powder to taste, mix or squidge the ziplock bag. add 2 small chicken (approx. 400 gm) pound or split if thicker than 2 cm. seal and massage to coat. marinate for 30 minutes or overnight.

3. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in skillet over medium low flame, cook chicken to taste (2cm / 4/5” takes around 8 minutes), getting a nice brown crust on it. rest it for 5 minutes then slice.

4. Add 2 tbsp of coriander leaves into the dressing, shake.

Avocado salsa

5. Place 1 diced avocado (watch video to see how it is cut), 3/4 cup corn kernels, 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved and 1/2 finely chopped onion in a bowl. add the remaining coriander leaves, drizzle with a bit of dressing, toss gently.

6. Place lettuce in a bowl, drizzle with a bit of dressing, toss.

Salad

7. Place lettuce on a serving platter. top with salsa and sliced chicken. drizzle with remaining dressing and serve.

Notes:

1. Incase you dont have chipotle powder, yiu can substitute it with 1/4 tsp smoked paprika, pinch of chilli powder, pinch of coriander powder and pinch of cumin powder.

2. You can also use cilantro in place of coriander leaves.

By Recipetin Eats

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