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Grilled Chimichurri Chicken Avocado Salad

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!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Argentinian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 449kcal
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

  • Make a batch of Chimichurri using this recipe, in a small bowl or jug.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Slice chicken into strips and prepare salad with leaves, tomatoes, onion and avocado slices.
  • Drizzle with remaining Chimichurri dressing and serve with (optional) extra parsley leaves.

Nutrition

Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 1102mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 122.4% | Vitamin C: 31.6% | Calcium: 5.3% | Iron: 11.8%