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Chicken, Mango and California Avocado Salad

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170
Calories
9 g
Total Fat
5 g
Dietary Fiber
12 g
Protein
12 g
Total Carbs
 Chicken, Mango and California Avocado Salad

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

Ingredients

Serves: 8
Tbsp.  orange juice
Tbsp.  white wine vinegar
Tbsp.  chopped fresh basil
tsp.  chopped fresh mint
  cloves garlic, finely minced
3/4  tsp.  kosher salt
1/3  tsp.  freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2  Tbsp.  Extra virgin olive oil
cups  shredded chicken
  ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded and cut into ½-inch dice
  ripe mango, peeled, seeded and cut into ¼-inch dice
32    endive leaves (from about 4 medium-size heads)

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

Instructions

  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.

*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.

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 170
Total Fat 9 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 mg
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 12 g
Total Carbs 12 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 135 mg
Potassium 460 mg
Total Sugar 6 g

(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%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Liz Weiss

Liz Weiss, MS, RD and Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD

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