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Avocado Mango Chicken Salad

  • Author: Krista @ JoyfulHealthyEats.com
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Salad, Lunch
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Easy Grilled Avocado Mango Chicken Salad a refreshing healthy salad perfect for the summer! A light 30 minute meal loaded with nutrients and flavor!


Ingredients

  • 1lb. boneless skinless chicken breast
  • salt & pepper to season
  • 6 cups baby spinach
  • 1 large mango, diced
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/3 cup raw sliced almonds
  • 2 oz. crumbled goat cheese

Honey Dijon Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoon stone ground mustard
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry basil

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat (about 375-400 degrees F).
  2. Season both sides of the chicken breast with salt & pepper.
  3. Spray grill grates with cooking spray or rub down with olive oil soaked rag.
  4. Place seasoned chicken breasts on the grill. Grill each side for 5-7 minutes, until there is no longer any pink.
  5. Remove from grill and let rest for 3 minutes to let the juices redistribute.
  6. While the chicken is resting. In a small bowl add honey, mustard, apple cider vinegar and dry basil. Whisk to combine until the mixture is smooth and feels like a dressing.
  7. Slice the grilled chicken breasts.
  8. Assemble the salad: to a large bowl add spinach, diced mango, blueberries, avocado, almond, goat cheese and sliced chicken. Serve with honey dijon dressing on the side.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups + dressing
  • Calories: 361
  • Sugar: 21 g
  • Sodium: 428 mg
  • Fat: 17 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 30 g
  • Fiber: 8 g
  • Protein: 29 g
  • Cholesterol: 62 mg

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