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Italian Chicken & avocado salad

chicken avocado cherry tomatoes rocket salad in a bowl

This Italian chicken and avocado salad is healthy, delicious and nutrient-dense.

Ready in only 15 min, this is the perfect healthy salad for when life gets busy. Made with arugula (rocket in UK) , radicchio, tomatoes, avocado and pepper & lemon chicken fillets, this salad is a full meal, filling and satisfying.

Seasoned with cold-pressed extra-virgin Tuscan olive oil, oregano, a touch of balsamic glaze and a splash of lemon, this salad is rich in taste, yet super-easy and quick to make.

The nutritional benefits of this Italian Chicken, Arugula and Avocado Salad

This Avocado and chicken salad is rich in healthy fats, omega 3, vitamin E, vitamin C, vitamin K, folates, potassium, magnesium, polyphenols, anti-oxidants, anti-inflammatory, proteins, this salad is healthy as hell!

This salad is very healthy and if you are vegetarian you can have the vegetarian version here. If you would like to add more vegetarian recipes in your diet or try to go full on vegetarian, you can check my Ebook: The Vegetarian Cookbook, perfect to try in these lockdown days.

What you need for this Italian Chichen and Avocado Salad

Serves 1 | Time 15

For the chicken

  • 3 chicken fillets
  • 2-3 lemon slices
  • Extra-virgin olive oil (for cooking)
  • Fresh thyme or rosemary (optional)
  • Black pepper
  • Sea salt

For the salad

  • 30 gr of rocket leaves
  • Few red radicchio leaves
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1/2 avocado
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • A pinch of dried oregano
  • A dash of balsamic glaze
  • A dash of lemon juice
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Black pepper (optional)

Get the recipe for this Chicken and Avocado Salad

Chicken avocado salad with cherry tomatoes and rocket

Italian Chicken and Avocado Salad

A delicious and nutrient-dense Italian chicken salad ready in only 15 minutes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Italian, Mediterranean
Servings 1

Equipment

  • 1 Ceramic Non-Stick Pan Or any other non-toxic non-stick pan

Ingredients
  

For the chicken

  • 3 chicken fillets
  • 2-3 lemon slices
  • Extra-virgin olive oil for cooking
  • Fresh thyme or rosemary optional
  • Black pepper
  • Sea salt

For the salad

  • 30 gr of rocket leaves
  • Few red radicchio leaves
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1/2 avocado
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • A pinch of dried oregano
  • A dash of balsamic glaze
  • A dash of lemon juice
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Black pepper optional

Instructions
 

For the chicken

  • For the chicken: sprinkle some olive oil in a non-stick pan with 1 lemon slice cut in half, and the chicken fillets seasoned with salt and pepper.
  • Let the meat sear at medium heat, until cooked for a few minutes. If needed replace the lemon with a new one.

For the salad

  • For the salad: Place all the vegetable ingredients in a bowl, add the seasoning and the chicken fillet once ready. Enjoy with a slice of bread on a side
Keyword Arugula salad,, Avocado, chicken salad,

Optional…

You can add some Parmesan cheese shavings to top up the flavor…

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