Grilled Chicken Avocado Salad

Yield: 2 people
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
7 mins
Total Time:
17 mins
Grilled Chicken Avocado Salad is a great salad for spring and summer! It’s made with chopped lettuce, cucumber, red onions, sliced avocado topped and grilled chicken and dressed with an easy lemon-olive oil dressing. Definitely, this flavourful protein packed salad is a great option for a light lunch or dinner! 
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Ingredients

For the Chicken Breast

For the Salad

  • 5 cups lettuce — chopped
  • 1 cup cucumber — sliced
  • ½ avocado — sliced
  • ½ cup red onions — sliced

For the Salad Dressing

  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • A pinch of red crushed pepper
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

For the Chicken

  1. Season chicken with hot sauce, salt and pepper.
  2. Place chicken on a greased grill or grill pan and cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until the chicken is cooked though.
  3. Leave the breast chicken to cool down, slice it and set aside.

For the Salad

  1. In a large salad bowl, add first the lettuce, and then top it with cucumber, red onions and avocado.
  2. In a mason jar, pour the freshly squeezed lemon juice and olive oil. Add salt and pepper and red crushed pepper. Whisk everything together. Continue to whisk while streaming in the olive oil. Taste to check the seasoning and pour over the salad.
  3. Add the sliced breast chicken. Enjoy!
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken salad, Dinner rolls, gluten-free, low-carb, lunch, paleo

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/2) — Calories: 360, Fat: 23g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 70mg, Sodium: 774mg, Carbohydrates: 10g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 6g, Protein: 27g

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