Mexican chicken with salad and guacamole

Mexican chicken with salad and guacamole

Bring mucho flavor to your table with this Mexican-spiced chicken. To make it even more authentic, we're serving some guac on the side. A refreshing salad completes this low carb, higher-satiety meal. Are you ready? Vámonos!

Mexican chicken with salad and guacamole

Bring mucho flavor to your table with this Mexican-spiced chicken. To make it even more authentic, we're serving some guac on the side. A refreshing salad completes this low carb, higher-satiety meal. Are you ready? Vámonos!
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2 servingservings

Ingredients

Chicken
  • 2 (1 lb) 2 (450 g) chicken breast 8 oz (230 g) eachchicken breasts 8 oz (230 g) each
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp 2 tsp taco seasoning (optional)
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp olive oil
Salad
  • 2 cups (4 oz.) 475 ml (110 g) leafy greens or chopped lettuce
  • 1 (4 oz.) 1 (110 g) tomato, dicedtomatoes, diced
  • 2 oz. 55 g cucumber, diced
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tbsp ½ tbsp balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
Guacamole
  • 1 (7 oz.) 1 (200 g) ripe avocadoripe avocados
  • ½ (2 oz.) ½ (55 g) white onion, grated or finely choppedwhite onions, grated or finely chopped
  • 2 tsp 2 tsp lime juice
  • ½ (2 oz.) ½ (55 g) tomato, dicedtomatoes, diced
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 1 garlic clove, mincedgarlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
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Instructions

Chicken

  1. To speed up the cooking process, cut the chicken breasts lengthwise into thin cutlets or strips.
  2. Season with salt, ground black pepper, and taco seasoning.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil to the skillet when hot. Place the chicken in the skillet and cook until nicely browned and no longer pink on the inside.
  4. Salad

  5. Prepare the vegetables and add them to a bowl.
  6. Drizzle with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and season to taste.
  7. Guacamole

  8. Peel the avocado and mash with a fork.
  9. Add the onion, lime juice, tomato, cilantro, and garlic.
  10. Season with salt and pepper, and mix until well combined.
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