Spicy Grilled Chicken & Avocado Salad

I loveeee this salad. :D! I have been known to eat salads without dressing. This is one of them. The original recipe had somewhat of a dressing to it that you can add, but honestly, I thought the chicken and the blueberries kinda gave the whole thing enough flavor. *-* We changed up the recipe in accordance to what we had at my house. :P

Spicy Grilled Chicken & Avocado Salad

-1 lb chicken breast
-1 packet homemade taco seasoning
-1 giant container of 1/2 spinach leaves + 1/2 spring mix
-1 avocado, sliced
-1/4 cup EVOO
-freshly ground black pepper, to taste

(Homemade Taco Seasoning)
-1 tbsp chili powder
-1 tsp granulated garlic
-1 tsp granulated onion
-1 tsp paprika
-1/2 tsp oregano
-1/2 tsp ground coriander
-1/2 tsp cornstarch
-1/4 tsp ground black pepper

1) Preheat grill pan between medium + medium-high heat. Season chicken breast with a couple tbsp of oil + taco seasoning with a little salt.
2) Place chicken on hot grill pan and let cook for ~4 minutes on each side or until fully cooked through.
3) Remove to a plate to cool slightly.
4) Arrange avocado on top of bed of greens. Season slightly with pepper and set aside. Slice chicken and place on top. Add blueberries and serve!


About Farrah

A frugal, selectively antisocial Family Medicine resident physician with too many interests. Loves...God, family, friends, volunteering and helping others, making others happy, music (especially piano and singing), Tahitian/hula/salsa/pole dancing, aerial silks, learning, writing, cooking, eating, sleeping, lifting weights, playing SNES and DS, photography, editing, window-shopping, gymnastics, kickboxing, BJJ, finding great deals, pyrography, horseback riding, archery, frolicking in the great outdoors...making every moment count.

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