20-Minute Blackened Chicken Avocado Salad Recipe Is Craveworthy by Sarah Amona

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2 years ago

20-Minute Blackened Chicken Avocado Salad Recipe Is Craveworthy

Check out this delicious blackened chicken salad recipe! Yum! This healthy, easy blackened chicken salad recipe with avocado is the perfect dinner or lunch.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4



  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, washed and patted dry
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  • 2 cups romaine lettuce (you can also use baby spinach)
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, chopped
  • 2 avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro (fresh or dried)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • cotija or feta cheese, crumbled (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Mix together the paprika, garlic powder, chili powder, cumin and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. 
  2. Coat the chicken with the spice mixture and cook on medium heat in a frying pan until no longer pink in center, approximately 15 minutes, depending on thickness.
  3. Add all the salad ingredients to a large salad bowl, drizzling the olive oil and sprinkling the salt, pepper and cilantro. Toss with tongs.
  4. Remove the chicken and cut diagonally into strips. Place on top of salad and serve immediately.

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Paprika $3 & Up
Chili Powder
Chili Powder $3 & Up
Cumin $3 & Up
Olive Oil
Olive Oil $4 & Up

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It’s not often that I crave salad, but this one I am definitely craving 😋
Elisa Schmitz
Love blackened chicken. This is an excellent recipe! #yum

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