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Avocado Chicken Salad

Guacamole meets chicken in this mouthwatering avocado chicken salad. This twist on chicken salad is made with fresh cilantro, lime, avocados and sour cream.
Course Main
Keyword avocado, chicken, Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 -8 servings
Calories 237kcal
Author Amee

Ingredients

  • 1 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cloves garlic mashed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or Mexican crema
  • 2 medium ripe avocados mashed
  • 2-3 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • dash of Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Place chicken, mashed garlic and 1 tsp salt in a large pot with 2 quarts of water
  • Bring to a full boil, cover and turn off heat
  • Allow to sit for 10-15 minutes until the center of the breast reaches 165 degrees F
  • Drain chicken and set aside to cool
  • Shred chicken into a large bowl and add all other ingredients, except onions and cilantro.
  • When mixture is blended, stir in onions and cilantro.
  • Serve over a bed of greens or in your favorite wrap.

Nutrition

Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 884mg | Potassium: 648mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 249IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg