Chicken Avocado Salad

Chicken Avocado Salad

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4 Difficulty: Easy

Course: Lunch, Dinner

Cuisine: American, Healthy

kcal: Approximately 300 kcal per serving


Elevate your salad game with this Chicken Avocado Salad. Packed with tender grilled chicken, creamy avocado, and a medley of fresh vegetables, this salad is a satisfying and nutritious meal that’s perfect for lunch or dinner. Whether you’re following a keto diet or simply looking for a wholesome and flavorful dish, this salad ticks all the boxes. With just 15 minutes of prep and 20 minutes of cooking, you can enjoy a restaurant-worthy salad in the comfort of your own home.


For the Chicken:

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Salad:

  • 4 cups mixed salad greens (lettuce, spinach, arugula, etc.)
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

For the Dressing:

  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp honey (or a keto-friendly sweetener)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat a grill or stovetop grill pan over medium-high heat.
  2. In a bowl, mix together olive oil, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  3. Coat the chicken breasts with the spice mixture and grill them for about 8-10 minutes on each side, until cooked through.
  4. Let the chicken rest for a few minutes before slicing it into strips.
  5. In a large bowl, toss together the salad greens, diced avocado, cherry tomatoes, red onion, crumbled feta cheese, and chopped cilantro.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, honey, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.
  7. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and gently toss to coat.
  8. Divide the salad among serving plates and top each portion with sliced grilled chicken.

Note: Feel free to customize the salad with additional toppings such as nuts, seeds, or grilled vegetables.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 320 kcal
  • Total Fat: 25g
  • Total Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 18g

For more keto-friendly recipes and meal plans, explore the Custom Keto Meal Plan or embark on the 28 Day Keto Challenge for a comprehensive guide to your keto journey. Enjoy this delicious and nutritious chicken avocado salad while staying committed to your health goals!


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