Chicken, Mango and California Avocado Salad

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 170
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 135mg
Total Carbs 12g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 12g
Potassium 460mg

(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%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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

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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)
  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.

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

*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.

Did You Know?

California Avocados are naturally sodium and cholesterol free. Check out these heart-healthy avocado recipes.

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


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