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Grilled Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Healthy Cilantro Lime grilled chicken breasts topped with fresh avocado salsa making this dish a DELICIOUS low-carb & Keto Dinner in under 30 minutes! 

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword avocado, grilled chicken, guacamole, healthy, keto, low-carb, salsa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 468 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or 4 chicken breasts

For the Marinade

  • 2 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp salt or to taste
  • ¼ tsp black pepper

Avocado Salsa

  • 2 avocados diced
  • 2 small (or 1 large tomato) chopped
  • ¼ cup red onion chopped
  • 1 jalapeno de-seeded and chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro finely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • fresh cracked pepper & salt to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk all the ingredients for the marinade and set aside. 

  2. Pound the breasts to even thickness or slice in half horizontally to get evenly sized breasts and add to the bowl of marinade. Mix through until the chicken is fully coated in the marinade. Use right away if needed or marinate for 30-minutes or up to 12 hours.

  3. Grill chicken over medium-high heat or in a large heavy-duty skillet on the stovetop for 5-6 minutes per side or until the inside is cooked through and the outside is charred. Top with fresh avocado salsa and serve immediately.

To Make Avocado Salsa

  1. While the chicken is grilled, combine all the ingredients for the salsa in a small bowl. Cover with plastic wrap in the fridge until ready to use. 

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Nutrition Facts
Grilled Chicken with Avocado Salsa
Amount Per Serving (1 serving (1/4th of the dish))
Calories 468 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 108mg36%
Sodium 501mg21%
Potassium 1288mg37%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 985IU20%
Vitamin C 22.3mg27%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.