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Quick Avocado Chicken Salad

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Great way to get your mono-unsaturated fats without a high total fat content!"
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15 m servings 393
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Stir chicken, yogurt, onion, cotija cheese, cilantro, and jalapeno pepper together in a large bowl. Gently fold avocado into chicken mixture until salad is evenly distributed. Stir lime juice, salt, and cumin into salad.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Microwave lime for 10 to 15 seconds and use a fork to juice it. You'll get the pulp and so much more juice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 393 calories; 20.3 7.9 43.9 114 196 Full nutrition

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This is a wonderful twist on chicken salad! I did add a touch of mayo to cut the 'blah' of the Greek yogurt, and I had to omit the cheese b/c I had none on hand. I served this on pita w/ some ex...

This was SUPER yummy. The only thing that could have made it better would be a clove of garlic. Everyone in my family gobbled it down, even my kids who were a little leary at first. We serve...

Awesome light, refreshing salad. I also took the advice of other reviewers and added 2 tblsp light mayo. Served over lettuce as well. Delicious!

This is delicious! We couldn't find the cotija cheese where we live in Maine, but we substituted Parmesan cheese, and it worked fine. Thank you, OK Gal, for a recipe we will make again and agai...

Prepared as directed with the exception of adding 2 Tblsp. of mayo. Absolutely delicious and healthy!! Win-win!