Kickin’ Chicken & California Avocado Sandwich

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10 g
Total Fat
27 g
Total Carbs
32 g
85 mg
 Kickin' Chicken & California Avocado Sandwich

Watching the game with friends? Sideline the spicy wings and serve this Kickin’ Chicken and Avocado Sandwich –grilled chicken breast tossed in spicy buffalo-style hot sauce is cooled down with a ranch- flavored creamy Fresh California Avocado spread. It will win instant fans and score big points. And fellas, tell your wives this one is good for you packing a nutrient punch with 65% daily value (DV) of protein, 40% vitamin C, 45% vitamin B6, 20% vitamin B5 and 26% dietary fiber. Enjoy!



Serves: 2
  boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/4  cup  Buffalo-style hot sauce
  whole grain buns
1/2    ripe, Fresh California Avocados*, peeled and seeded
1/2    ranch seasoning
1/2    red onion, thinly sliced (optional)

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


  1. Grill or bake chicken breast to safe internal temperature of 165 degrees.
  2. Slice chicken and toss with hot sauce.
  3. Lightly toast bun.
  4. Mash avocado with seasoning and spread over toasted bun.
  5. Top with chicken and onions and serve!

Serving Suggestion: Serve with coleslaw or carrot and raisin salad.

Beverage Pairing: IPA

*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.

Calories 310
Total Fat 10 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Total Carbs 27 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugar 0 g
Protein 32 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 1100 mg
Potassium 530 mg

Vitamin A 122 IU; Vitamin C 24 mg; Calcium 53 mg; Iron 1.8 mg; Vitamin D 1 IU; Folate 58 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 40%; Calcium 6%; Iron 10%

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

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