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Grilled Chicken with Avocado Salsa square | 2 Cookin Mamas

CHICKEN WITH AVOCADO SALSA

Love chicken and avocados? Nothing tastes better than this Grilled Chicken with Avocado Salsa for your next BBQ! Marinate, grill for 20 minutes and top with salsa. Believe me, this sensational & healthy Tex-Mex dinner will wow the entire family.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keywords #salsa, avocado, chicken, dinner, grilled chicken, grilling
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 282 kcal
Author Linda Warren

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil (I use light extra virgin)
  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • Pam or other non-stick cooking spray
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons onion, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • avocado, cut into small cubes

Directions

  1. Mix first 3 ingredients together and place into large ziploc bag with chicken. 
  2. Allow chicken to marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes, turning once after 15 minutes. 

  3. Remove chicken from bag and discard marinade.

  4. Preheat grill. Spray with nonstick spray.

  5. Place chicken on grill. Cook for 8-10 minutes a side or until chicken is cooked through.

  6. While chicken is cooking prepare salsa. Mix chopped tomato, onion and cilantro with lime juice and season with salt and pepper. 
  7. Cut avocado in half and remove seed. Cup the avocado half in your hand and, with a sharp knife, score the avocado lengthwise and across width without breaking through the skin of the avocado. Turn upside down over bowl and squeeze the cubes of avocado into the bowl. 

  8. Stir mixture together carefully so as not to mash the avocado.

  9. To serve: Remove chicken from grill, place on top of some fresh greens and top with a little avocado salsa. Serve the remaining salsa on the side.
Nutrition Facts
CHICKEN WITH AVOCADO SALSA
Amount Per Serving
Calories 282 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 282mg12%
Potassium 746mg21%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 395IU8%
Vitamin C 14.9mg18%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.