Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Guacamole Chicken Salad

What do you do with leftover chicken? Make chicken salad. I saw a way to make chicken salad without using mayonnaise and avocados instead. Since I now need to make up for lost time not eating avocados I felt it necessary to make it. I was inspired by this recipe here made by Food in My Beard. He is one of my favorite food bloggers and has some awesome stuff on his site. I changed it up a little using chicken and peppers and omitting the mayo and some veggies.

Guacamole Chicken Salad
2 cooked chicken breasts chopped
2 avocados
3tbs of finely diced onion
5 campari tomatoes roughly chopped (smaller spherical tomatoes)
1 red jalapeno pepper finely diced

In a large bowl smash avocados and tomatoes together.
Add onion, chicken, and pepper and stir together.
Add a dash of salt and pepper.

Let sit covered in a refrigerator for at least 20 minutes to allow the flavors to mix up. Avocados do brown when exposed to air but the taste will not change. this recipe is perfect for those avocados you forgot about in the fridge that are a little soft.

The avocados act like the creamy mayonnaise but add extra flavor. We eat it over a bed of spinach or mixed greens to boost the veggie power.


  1. Neal it definitely is! Hope you give it a try.

  2. mmm mmm but aren't those ava codders high in calories???
    Yo mamma

  3. In the paleo diet fat and calories are not what matter most. It is carbs. Especially the kind found in grains. With a diet low in carbs but high in natural fat from plants and animals you are able to lose weight and eat well. I eat all I want to without counting calories or fat. I make sure to avoid grains, legumes, and too much fruit.