Avocado And Apple Chicken Salad

Avocado And Apple Chicken Salad
2.9 from 24 ratings
Low in calories and rich in protein, this salad combines the sweet with the savory using a mix of avocado, red apples, jalapeño pepper, pecans, and other tasty ingredients.Recipe by: Avocados from Mexico and inspired by Chef Roberto Santibañez.
Chicken Salad
  • 2 cup cooked chicken or turkey breast
  • 1 cup diced sweet red apple
  • ½ cup thinly sliced celery
  • ¼ cup lightly toasted pecans, coarsely chopped
  • ½ cup roughly chopped flat-leaf (italian) parsley
  • ¼ cup chopped red onion
  • 1 ½ tablespoon chopped mint
  • 1 ½ tablespoon chopped jalapeno pepper (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 fully ripened avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and diced
  • 4 cup mixed baby salad greens
  1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, apple, celery, pecans, parsley, onion, mint, jalapeño pepper (if desired), salt, lemon juice, and oil; stir. Add the avocado; toss gently until all the ingredients are combined, leaving some diced avocado visible while mashing some. Serve over the mixed greens.