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Chicken, Mango and California Avocado Salad

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Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
170 Calories
9 g Fat
5 g Fiber
135 mg Sodium
12 g Carbs
Chicken, Mango and California Avocado Salad

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This recipe also can serve as a topping for a green salad or filling for a wrap.

Ingredients

Serves: 8

2 Tbsp. orange juice
2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
2 tsp. chopped fresh mint
1 cloves garlic, finely minced
3/4 tsp. kosher salt
1/3 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 Tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
2 cups shredded chicken
2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded and cut into ½-inch dice
1 ripe mango, peeled, seeded and cut into ¼-inch dice
32 endive leaves (from about 4 medium-size heads)

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

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the orange juice, vinegar, basil, mint, garlic, salt and pepper until combined.
  2. In a slow, steady stream, add the oil, whisking constantly, until creamy and emulsified.
  3. Add the chicken, avocado and mango and stir gently to combine.
  4. Divide the mixture evenly between the endive leaves. Serve.

Note: This recipe also can serve as a topping for a green salad or filling for a wrap.

*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.

Copyright © 2011, Liz Weiss, MS, RD & Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 170
Total Fat 9 g (Sat 1.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1 g, Mono 6 g)
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 135 mg
Potassium 460 mg
Total Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugar 6 g
Protein 12 g

(Nutrition information is for 4 filled endive leaves)

Vitamin A 602 IU; Vitamin C 22 mg; Calcium 28 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 2 IU; Folate 73 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 35%; Calcium 2%; Iron 4%

*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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Liz Weiss, MS, RD and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD

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