Chicken Salad Avocado


Awesome refreshing salad! I usually double this and it is always devoured! Have used this recipe for 25 years. Hold off on cutting the avocado until just before serving.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
4 servings


  • 4 cups green leafy lettuce, or to taste

  • 1 ½ cups thinly sliced cooked chicken breast

  • 1 cup sliced black olives

  • ½ cup thinly sliced green bell pepper

  • ½ cup thinly sliced red bell pepper

  • ¼ cup diced red onion


  • cup vegetable oil

  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • teaspoon chopped garlic, or more to taste

  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted, and thinly sliced


  1. Combine lettuce, chicken, black olives, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, and red onion together in a bowl; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes.

  2. Mix oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, sugar, salt, pepper, and garlic in a container with lid; cover and shake until well combined. Refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes.

  3. Mix avocado into salad. Shake dressing and drizzle over salad; toss lightly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

422 Calories
33g Fat
17g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 422
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 43%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 945mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 62mg 311%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 575mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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