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Avocado Chicken Salad

 
One serving costs about $3.57 One serving costs about $3.57

$3.57 per serving

22 people like this recipe

22 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

2 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free salad
spoonacular Score:89%

Spoonacular Score: 89%

 

Avocado Chicken Salad might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe makes 2 servings with 684 calories, 21g of protein, and 60g of fat each. For $3.57 per serving, this recipe covers 30% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 21 person were impressed by this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, and whole 30 diet. Head to the store and pick up avocados, mayonnaise, extra virgin olive oil, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the limes you could follow this main course with the Watermelon Granita as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 90%. This score is outstanding. Similar recipes include Avocado Chicken Salad, Avocado Chicken Salad, and Chicken Avocado Salad.

Ingredients

Servings:
2
2  avocados
avocados
0.35 oz
0.35 oz cherry tomatoes
cherry tomatoes
1.69 fl. oz
1.69 fl. oz extra virgin olive oil
extra virgin olive oil
2
2  limes
limes
some
some mayonnaise
mayonnaise
1 dash
1 dash black pepper
black pepper
3.53 oz
3.53 oz shredded mixed salad mix
shredded mixed salad mix
5.29 oz
5.29 oz skinless boneless chicken breast
skinless boneless chicken breast
2  avocados
2
avocados
0.35 oz cherry tomatoes
0.35 oz
cherry tomatoes
1.69 fl. oz extra virgin olive oil
1.69 fl. oz
extra virgin olive oil
2  limes
2
limes
some mayonnaise
some
mayonnaise
1 dash black pepper
1 dash
black pepper
3.53 oz shredded mixed salad mix
3.53 oz
shredded mixed salad mix
5.29 oz skinless boneless chicken breast
5.29 oz
skinless boneless chicken breast

Equipment

bowl
bowl
pot
pot
bowl
bowl
pot
pot


Instructions

  1. Season chicken breast with a little salt and pepper then place in a pot of boiling water until cooked. Leave to cool and cut into cubes, set aside.
  2. Cut avocados into cubes.
  3. Place mixed salad in a large bowl and add olive oil and lime juice, toss well and divide mixed salad into two serving bowls.
  4. Place avocados, chicken meat and cherry tomatoes evenly on top of salad.
  5. Drizzle mayonaise and a dash of black pepper over salad and serve.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.56
Ingredient
2 avocados
10 grams cherry tomatoes
50 milliliters extra virgin olive oil
2 limes
some mayonnaise
100 grams shredded mixed salad mix
150 grams skinless boneless chicken breast
Price
$3.00
$0.09
$0.60
$0.50
$0.04
$1.57
$1.33
$7.13

Tips

Health Tips

  • Lycopene, the chemical in tomatoes that makes them red (and healthy), is fat soluble. This means eating tomatoes with a fat — say, avocado or olive oil?improves the body's ability to absorb the lycopene. Don't hesitate to include some healthy fats in this dish to get the most health benefits from the tomatoes!

  • You can use yogurt instead of mayonnaise to salads more protein rich and less heavy.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • Avocados are one of the "clean fifteen", so you don't have to buy them organic if you don't want to spend the extra dough.

Cooking Tips

  • Just a head's up: tomatoes shouldn't be refrigerated! They will lose their flavor and probably get mushy too. For more on selecting and storing tomatoes and other vegetables, check out the academy.

  • The average fresh lime contains 2 tablespoons of lime juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lime juice).

  • Extra-virgin olive oil is the least refined type of olive oil and therefore contains more of the beneficial compounds that get lost during processing. However, its minimal processing could also mean it has a lower smoke point than other olive oils. Once an oil starts to smoke, it begins to break down, producing a bad flavor and potentially harmful compounds. Unfortunately, the smoke point of an oil depends on so many factors that it is hard to say what the smoke point of an oil really is. For extra-virgin olive oil, it could be anywhere between 200-400 degrees Fahrenheit. Most people recommend using extra-virgin olive oil to add flavor to a finished dish or in cold dishes to be on the safe side. More refined olive oils, canola oil, coconut oil, and clarified butter/ghee are better options for high temperature cooking.

  • If you're buying an avocado to use for dinner tonight, make sure you choose a ripe one! Find an avocado that is soft enough to press your fingertips into. If it's too firm, it's not ripe. If it's almost smooshy, it's too ripe. The perfect avocado can be hard to find in stores, so you might have to buy your avocados in advance and ripen them at home. To speed up the ripening process, put the avocados in a paper bag with an apple or banana. It really works!

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
684 Calories
21g Protein
59g Total Fat
26g Carbs
38% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
684
34%

Fat
59g
92%

  Saturated Fat
8g
54%

Carbohydrates
26g
9%

  Sugar
2g
3%

Cholesterol
49mg
17%

Sodium
141mg
6%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
21g
42%

Vitamin C
53mg
65%

Fiber
15g
62%

Vitamin K
64µg
61%

Vitamin B3
11mg
59%

Vitamin B6
1mg
58%

Vitamin E
8mg
55%

Folate
190µg
48%

Vitamin B5
4mg
41%

Potassium
1419mg
41%

Selenium
25µg
36%

Phosphorus
295mg
30%

Copper
0.48mg
24%

Vitamin B2
0.38mg
22%

Magnesium
87mg
22%

Manganese
0.39mg
19%

Vitamin A
944IU
19%

Vitamin B1
0.22mg
15%

Zinc
1mg
13%

Iron
2mg
13%

Calcium
57mg
6%

Vitamin B12
0.15µg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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