chicken avocado salad

Avocado Chicken Salad

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 5 servings
This Avocado Chicken Salad is a great, easy lunch. It’s packed with protein from the chicken and loaded with healthy fats from the avocados and the walnuts. You can serve it in a whole...

Ingredients

    3 (6-ounce) chicken breasts

    2 avocados, scooped from peel

    ½ cup walnuts, chopped

    ¼ cup Greek yogurt

    ½ cup golden raisins, chopped

    Salt and pepper to taste

Nutrition Facts

Calories

403 cals

Fat

28 g

Saturated Fat

5 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

9 g

Monounsaturated Fat

12 g

Carbohydrates

21 g

Sugar

10 g

Fiber

7 g

Protein

22 g

Sodium

520 mg

Directions

  1. Place a saucepot of water on high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and add the chicken. Cook for about 15 minutes or until cooked through. Once cooked, remove from the water and let cool. Shred the chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  2. In a medium bowl, mash the avocados and combine with Greek yogurt, walnuts, lime juice, and golden raisins. Mix until evenly distributed.
  3. Fold the chicken with the avocado mixture.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve inside a whole wheat pita or as desired.

Chef Tips

If you’d like a chunkier salad, only blend part of the avocado with the yogurt mixture and chop the rest into chunks to add later with the chicken.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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