Recipe: Chicken And Avocado Salad

CooQ : Recipe: Chicken And Avocado Salad

Chicken And Avocado Salad

Mexican, 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.

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olive oil
black pepper powder
chicken breast
chipotle powder
cumin powder
cherry tomato
corn kernel
red onion
coriander leaves
romaine lettuce


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.


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


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.

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