Oxmoor House

Seared Chicken with Avocado

Seared Chicken with Avocado RecipePhoto: Oxmoor House

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons blackened seasoning
  • 4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 diced peeled avocado
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeƱo pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lime, cut into fourths

Preparation

Sprinkle seasoning on both sides of chicken. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add chicken to pan, smooth side down; cook 1 minute or until seared. Reduce heat to medium; cook 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.

Combine avocado, cilantro, pepper, lime juice, and salt. Squeeze one-fourth lime over each piece of chicken before serving. Serve with avocado mixture.

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  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1/4 cup avocado mixture)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:221
Calories from fat:42%
Fat per serving:10.3g
Saturated fat per serving:1.8g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:1.4g
Protein per serving:27.4g
Carbohydrates per serving:5.2g
Fiber per serving:2.9g
Cholesterol per serving:66mg
Iron per serving:1.4mg
Sodium per serving:370mg
Calcium per serving:22mg

Good to Know

Avocados are a great superfood to add to any meal. They're rich in heart-healthy monounsaturated fat, fiber, and vitamin E. Their flavor is mild, but adds a creamy texture to the chicken.

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