Eating healthy can be so mundane, especially if you are eating salads and vegetables on the regular. Treat your taste buds to this salad medley of mixed greens, fresh herbs, a splash of spice, and a burst of flavor. Rounding out this delicious combination is protein-packed, crispy chicken.
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Crispy Chicken and Avocado Salad with Corn and Parmesan Cheese
2 Chicken breast, sliced (1 inch x 1 inch pieces)
1 c. Ranch dressing
2 tbsp. Tabasco Original Red Pepper Sauce
2 Avocado, cut into bite size pieces
3 tbsp. Lemon juice
4 sprigs Rosemary, finely minced
3 tbsp. Olive oil
1/2 c. Parmesan cheese, grated
6 c. Mixed greens
1 c. Corn
Salt & pepper
- Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste. Cook the cubed chicken in a pan, over medium heat with olive oil, for 4 minutes. Flip chicken and cook for 4 more minutes, until the chicken is cooked through. Drizzle 4 tablespoons of Ranch dressing and 2 tablespoons of Tabasco sauce on top. Let the chicken rest as you prepare the rest of the salad.
- Mix the lemon juice, olive oil, and rosemary together. Toss the cubed avocado in the mixture.
- Layer the chicken, corn, avocado, and Parmesan cheese, on a bed of mixed greens.
- Garnish with rosemary and serve with a slice of bread, if you wish.
Avocado’s are packed with health benefits and make a great topping to this salad.
This piece was also featured on Huffington Post.
P.S. – If you liked this piece, you may also enjoy Greek Pasta salad.
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