Cooking with Karissa: Chicken and Avocado Salad with Lime and Cilantro

Published 05/07 2014 04:19AM

Updated 05/07 2014 07:23AM

2 cups cooked chicken, shredded into large pieces
2 medium avocados, diced
2 T fresh squeezed lime juice
salt and pepper, to taste
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
2 T mayo

Mix diced avocados with 1 T of the lime juice and season with salt  and pepper to taste. 

In a small bowl, mix mayo and 1 T lime juice to make the dressing.

Mix chicken, sliced green onions,  and dressing and toss until all the chicken is coated with dressing.  Add the avocado and any lime juice in the bottom of the bowl and gently combine with the chicken.  Then add the chopped cilantro and gently mix into the salad, just until it is barely combined.

Serve right away or chill before serving.  This could be served inside pita bread or sandwich bread, or inside crisp lettuce cups, but we just ate it as a salad.

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