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Chicken and Avocado Salad

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Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
540 Calories
38 g Fat
7 g Fiber
770 mg Sodium
42 g Carbs
Chicken and Avocado Salad

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An Asian-inspired chicken salad with delicious Fresh California Avocados.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar*
1 dash red pepper flakes
As needed Oil for frying
1/2 lb. cooked, shredded chicken
1/2 cup julienned yellow bell pepper
1/2 cup julienned red bell pepper
1/2 cup sliced green onion
3 oz. rice sticks
2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded and peeled
As needed Green onion, slivered lengthwise, as needed for garnish

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. Whisk together vinegar and red pepper flakes; whisk in oil. Reserve.
  2. Combine chicken, bell pepper and green onion; fold into reserved dressing.
  3. Deep fry rice sticks in hot oil in 2 batches for about 3 seconds; turn, then fry another 3 seconds. Drain well.
  4. Dice avocado; gently fold into chicken salad.
  5. Break up fried rice sticks on serving plate. Mound salad on top of rice sticks. Garnish with green onion.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with chopsticks and a fortune cookie for extra fun.

Beverage Pairings:
Try with hot or iced green tea.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Seasoned rice vinegar contains salt and sugar.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 540
Total Fat 38 g (Sat 5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 6 g, Mono 17 g)
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 770 mg
Potassium 543 mg
Total Carbohydrates 42 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugar 6 g
Protein 11 g

Vitamin A 821 IU; Vitamin C 83 mg; Calcium 34 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 134 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 1.4 g
 

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 140%; Calcium 4%; Iron 15%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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