Thursday, August 22, 2013

Avocado Chicken Salad with the Perfect Chips



I have been attempting to eat healthier since my workouts have become few and far between. The problem is that two of my favorite foods are chicken salad and chips, my go-to items for lunches, but not the healthiest of options.

Enter Avocado Chicken Salad and Green Giant: Roasted Veggie Tortilla Chips and Multigrain Sweet Potato Chips. Yum, yum, yum! I threw this recipe together and it turned out to be a hit among friends and family. 

The most delicious and light lunch.
Avocado Chicken Salad

- 1 rotisserie chicken
- 2-3 avocados
- 2-3 tsp lime juice
- 2 tsp mayo or miracle whip
- 1/4 purple onion
1/4 cup of chives
- garlic salt
- pepper

Peel all chicken from rotisserie chicken and place in bowl. In a separate bowl mash together avocado, lime juice, mayo/miracle whip, onion, chives, and seasoning to taste. To be honest, all of these measurements are an estimation. I only added the mayo because I wanted it a bit creamier, but you can leave it out. Adding the lime juice prevents the avocados from browning. 

After you have mashed all the ingredients together, add mixture to the chicken. Chill for a couple hours and enjoy!


Now onto the chips. Can I say addicting? I literally ate the entire bag by myself in three days. No shame here. Those chips are delicious!

The picture above is what my lunch looked like for almost a week. The chicken salad gets better as the flavors sit, and paired with the chips and some sort of fruit...wow, perfection! No need to go out and buy a pricey sandwich when you can make this at home. 

I will be packing this frequently for my lunches. The chips pair great with a veggie or garden salsa, and the chicken salad can be presented on bread, lettuce, or by itself!

I am happy to have found an alternate option to my normal boring sandwich and bland chips!

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.
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10 comments:

  1. If i ate chicken I would definitely try this. I will have to tell my mom about it though. Thanks for posting the recipe as promised by you :)

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  2. Anything with Avocado is awesome. Will have to try this for sure :)

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  3. Adam would LOVE this! I'm not an avocado person but he is! I'll share this tonight!

    Thanks!

    -Kate
    www.theflorkens.com

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  4. This looks incredible! I just printed the recipe to try :)

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  5. These chips look fantastic! Especially with the chicken salad..YUM! :)

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  6. Yum, that looks delish! I'm a sucker for good eats :) Stopping by from The Pleated Poppy linkup. Would love to have you visit! Having a $200 J.Crew gift card giveaway too!

    xo Lulu
    simplylulustyle.com

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  7. YUM! We are huge chicken salad fans in our house, this looks great!

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  8. Yum! These veggie chips look super good! I'll have to try some! I love avocado but I'm a vegetarian. It makes for a yummy veggie sandwich too :)
    Jessi
    http://haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

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  9. Girlfriend!! this looks absolutely delicious! I can't wait to try it out!! :)

    www.amandamarieblog.com

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