Chicken Salad with Mango Avocado Salsa Recipe

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Everett Published: November 8, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021
Chicken Salad with Mango Avocado Salsa Recipe

How To Make Chicken Salad with Mango Avocado Salsa Recipe

Enjoy a hearty meal with this chicken salad recipe that has so much flavor thanks to the cilantro lime and mango avocado salsa for an extra summer feel!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3tbspolive oil
  • ½cuplime juicefreshly squeezed
  • ½cupcilantrofresh chopped
  • 4garliccrushed
  • 2tsphoney
  • 1tspbrown sugar
  • 1tspground cumin
  • tspsalt
  • 4pcschicken thigh fillets(skin removed – no bone)
  • 5cupsRomaine (Cos) lettuce leaves,washed and dried
  • 1pcred pepperdeseeded and sliced
  • 1pclarge mangodiced
  • 1pcavocadodiced
  • 1greenonionpeeled and thinly sliced
  • coriander leavesto garnish
  • red chili flakesto garnish

Instructions

  1. Whisk marinade ingredients together to combine. Pour a third of the marinade into a shallow dish to marinade the chicken fillets for at least 15 minutes.

  2. Refrigerate the reserved untouched marinade to use as a dressing.

  3. Heat about one teaspoon of oil in a grill pan or skillet over medium-high heat and grill chicken fillets on each side until golden, crispy, and cooked through.

  4. Once the chicken is cooked, set aside and allow to rest.

  5. Wipe pan over with paper towel; drizzle with another teaspoon of oil and grill or fry peppers and until cooked to your liking.

  6. While peppers are cooking, prepare the mango salsa. Combine the mango, avocado, and green onion in a bowl. Add in two tablespoons of the reserved dressing to the salsa. Set aside.

  7. Slice chicken into strips and prepare a salad with leaves, sliced peppers, and mango salsa.

  8. Top with the chicken strips. Drizzle with remaining dressing and serve with (optional) extra coriander leaves and red chill flakes.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 500.41kcal
  • Fat: 32.55g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.47g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 18.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.19g
  • Carbohydrates: 38.42g
  • Fiber: 7.38g
  • Sugar: 21.10g
  • Protein: 19.09g
  • Cholesterol: 83.30mg
  • Sodium: 814.31mg
  • Calcium: 110.45mg
  • Potassium: 1006.43mg
  • Iron: 3.03mg
  • Vitamin A: 264.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 102.77mg
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