CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Guacamole Chicken SaladGuacamole Chicken Salad is a simple crowd-pleasing option that’s perfect for holiday entertaining.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Here is a simple crowd-pleasing option that’s perfect for holiday entertaining:
Guacamole Chicken Salad
2 avocados, halved, pitted and peeled
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 clove of garlic, minced
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground pepper
4 cups diced, cooked chicken breast meat
1 cup toasted, chopped California walnuts
1 cup finely chopped onion
¾ cup finely chopped celery (about 3 ribs)
3 plum tomatoes, halved, seeded and chopped
6 (or more, depending on size) whole leaves of butter lettuce or radicchio
Put the avocado in a large bowl and mash it with a fork until almost smooth. Stir in the lime juice, garlic, salt, pepper. Add the chicken, walnuts, onion, celery and tomatoes, and stir to coat with the avocado. To serve, place a leaf or two of lettuce on each plate, and mound the salad in the center.
Yield: Serves 6.
Approximate nutrition analysis per serving: 370 calories 370, 32 grams fat (4 grams saturated), no cholesterol 120 milligrams sodium, 18 grams carbohydrates, 10 grams fiber, 9 grams protein.
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