Avocado Cilantro Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad.jpgAvocado Cilantro Chicken Salad
[adapted from www.skinnytaste.com]

This recipe makes enough for several meals throughout the week.


4 baked chicken breasts
Β½ cup sliced scallions
ΒΌ cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 lime
1 avocado
3 TBS Low Fat Mayo (Can substitute for Greek Yogurt, but mayo tastes better)
2 TSP Ground Cumin
1 TSP Chili Powder
Salt and Pepper to Taste
Garlic Salt to Taste (Optional)

Prep work:

  1. Bake chicken
  2. Slice Scallions
  3. Chop cilantro
  4. Cut the lime in half


  1. Using two forks shred the baked chicken.
  2. Add the cilantro and scallions to the shredded chicken and mix.
  3. Add the 3 TBS of Low Fat Mayo to the shredded chicken and mix.
  4. Add the 2 TSP Ground Cumin, 1 TSP Chili Powder and the salt and pepper.
  5. Squeeze both halves of the lime over the mixture and stir together.
  6. Cut the avocado in half.
  7. Carefully peel the skin from the outside of the avocado.
  8. Using a spoon remove the seed and then slightly scoop out both sides of the avocado to form a small bowl.
  9. Optional: Lightly sprinkle garlic salt on the avocado.
  10. Fill each side of the avocado with a heaping TBS of Chicken Salad (or more)

[Note: I normally add more cilantro and scallions to taste]


4 responses to “Avocado Cilantro Chicken Salad

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