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Grilled Chimichurri Chicken Avocado Salad is another meal in a salad! Using authentic chimichurri as a dressing that doubles as a marinade! | https://cafedelites.com
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Grilled Chimichurri Chicken Avocado Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
Grilled Chimichurri Chicken Avocado Salad is another meal in a salad! Using authentic chimichurri as a dressing that doubles as a marinade keeps all of the incredible flavours of chimichurri in this bowl!
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Argentinian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 449 kcal
Author: Karina
Ingredients
  • One batch Authentic Chimichurri
  • 4 skinless chicken thigh fillets , (no bone) or chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 5 cups Romaine (or cos) lettuce leaves, washed and dried
  • 3 ripe tomatoes , sliced
  • ½ a red onion , sliced
  • 2 avocados , sliced
  • Fresh parsley leaves , to garnish
Instructions
  1. Make a batch of Chimichurri using this recipe, in a small bowl or jug.
  2. Pour 4 tablespoons of Chimichurri out into a shallow dish to coat the chicken fillets, and allow to marinade for 20 minutes (if time allows). 

    Refrigerate the reserved untouched marinade to use as a dressing.

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


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

  4. Slice chicken into strips and prepare salad with leaves, tomatoes, onion and avocado slices.

  5. Drizzle with remaining Chimichurri dressing and serve with (optional) extra parsley leaves.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Chimichurri Chicken Avocado Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 449 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34g 52%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 110mg 37%
Sodium 103mg 4%
Potassium 1102mg 31%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 4g
Protein 22g 44%
Vitamin A 122.4%
Vitamin C 31.6%
Calcium 5.3%
Iron 11.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.