Chicken Avocado Salad Recipe

Recipe Chicken Avocado Salad.  

Delicious and easy to prepare, Chicken and Avocado Salad is a tasty meal that is low in calories yet high in nutrition. Ideal for those counting calories, people on a diet or just as a refreshing change to everyday eating, chicken and avocado salad can be adapted to suit all the families taste.

The good part about eating Chicken and Avocado Salad is it is very low in cholesterol, which is good for the heart as well as the stomach. Chicken is low in fat and avocado contains fat that may actually help to raise levels of HDL ("good"cholesterol) which actually protects arteries, while lowering levels of LDL ("bad" cholesterol).

 

Chicken & Avocado Salad Recipe

Chicken and Avacado Salad image. For a light meal that is filling and satisfying, Chicken and Avocado Salad is a favorite with weight watchers and people who worry about cholesterol levels. Follow the guidelines for our easy to make recipe below and make any changes to the ingredients you may like.

Total calories per serve is under 400 calories or 1680 kJ.

Ingredients

  • One Medium Chicken Breast Fillet

  • 1 Medium avocado

  • 1/2 Onion

  • 2 Cups Lettuce

  • I/2 Lebanese Cucumber

  • 2 Tomatoes

  • 10 black olives

  • 250g Fetta Cheese

  • Juice 1 Lemon

  • 2 Tbls Olive Oil (Extra Virgin)

Method

  • Steam or dry roast chicken until tender
  • Cut chicken into thin strips and arrange on serving plate
  • Peel avocado and slice fruit in thin strips
  • Dice cucumber, tomato and fetta cheese
  • Thinly shave lettuce and onion
  • Add all prepared ingredients to a large mixing bowl
  • Add olives
  • Blend lemon juice and olive oil together to make a low calorie salad dressing and sprinkle over ingredients
  • Mix all salad ingredients together to allow the dressing to permeate through
  • Serves 2

Please note that Avocado do contain fat and are relatively high in calories. 1 medium avocado contains 255 calories and 30g of fat. The fat is monounsaturated fat, believed to be good to lower bad cholesterol. Avocado are high in antioxidants and folate. Avocado contain 60 percent more potassium per ounce than bananas. Avocado do not contain any cholesterol.

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