Easy Chicken Avocado Corn Salad

By Rena |

Delicious Chicken Avocado Corn Salad recipe that’s loaded with flavor and texture, tossed in with a delicious and tangy maple lime dressing. An easy chicken salad recipe that’s perfect as a side dish or served on its own.

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This protein-packed chicken and avocado salad recipe are so filling and satisfying. Full of flavor with simple cilantro, maple and lime dressing. The best ever chicken salad recipe without using any greens to keep in simple and easy to put together. An easy and healthy chicken salad recipe to add to your dinner table so everyone can enjoy it.

How to make Chicken Avocado Salad

  • Make the Dressing:  In a small mixing bowl, whisk lemon juice, maple syrup, mustard, olive oil, salt, and pepper, mix well and set aside.
  • Cook Eggs: Place the eggs in a saucepan and cover them with water by an inch.nCover with lid and bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil for 10-12 minutes.
  • Chop Eggs: Remove the eggs with a slotted spoon and run under cold running water. Peel and chop them; set aside.

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  • Prepare other ingredients: Chop chicken or use two forks shred and pull the chicken apart. Slice the avocado in half lengthwise around the seed. Open the halves to expose, remove the pit, at this point you can either scoop the flesh out of it using a spoon or gently make a cross-hatch pattern using a sharp knife. Use a spoon to scoop out the cubes. Be careful not to break through the peel. Next, finely chop the green onion and cilantro.

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  • Mix everything in a bowl: Place the shredded chicken, chopped avocados, corn, green onion, and cilantro. Stir in the dressing and toss well until thoroughly combined.
  • Garnish and serve: Arrange sliced boiled eggs on top and garnish with more cilantro.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can you freeze chicken salad

This chicken and avocado salad recipe can be stored in an airtight container and freeze for up to 2 months. It is best to not add the avocados until you are ready to serve to prevent it from browning. Remove the salad a day before and allow it to thaw in the fridge before serving.

Is chicken avocado salad keto

Since this chicken salad has corn and maple syrup, it is not keto-friendly. To make this chicken avocado salad keto, you may skip the corn and the maple. This will make it ok to have on keto.

How long is chicken salad good for

Store this shredded chicken avocado salad in a container and store it in the fridge for up to 3 days. The avocado might get discolored so if you are able to add the avocado when ready to eat would be ideal. The chicken salad will last 2 months in the freezer.

How to cook chicken for chicken salad

We used rotisserie chicken for this chicken avocado and corn salad recipe. Another option would be to poach your chicken breasts and shred or chop them once cooled.

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Chicken avocado and corn salad

Easy Chicken Avocado and Corn Salad

Delicious Chicken Avocado Corn Salad recipe that's loaded with flavor and texture, tossed in with a delicious and tangy maple lime dressing.
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 381kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

Salad Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Rotisserie Chicken Breast shredded or chopped
  • 4 Hard-boiled Eggs peeled and chopped
  • 2 Large Avocados
  • Cup Corn drained
  • 3-4 Green Onions sliced
  • 2 Tbsp Cilantro chopped

Lemon Dressing:

  • 2 Tbsp Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
  • 1 Tsp Maple Syrup
  • 1 Tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 3 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Kosher salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk lemon juice, maple syrup, mustard, olive oil, salt, and pepper, mix well and set aside.
  • Place the eggs in a saucepan and cover them with water by an inch. Cover with lid and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Boil for 10-12 minutes. Remove the eggs with a slotted spoon and run under cold running water. Peel and chop them; set aside.
  • Chop chicken or use two forks shred and pull the chicken apart. Slice the avocado in half lengthwise around the seed.
  • Open the halves to expose, remove the pit, at this point you can either scoop the flesh out of it using a spoon or gently make a cross-hatch pattern using a sharp knife.
  • Use a spoon to scoop out the cubes. Be careful not to break through the peel. Next, finely chop the green onion and cilantro.
  • Place the shredded chicken, chopped avocados, corn, green onion, and cilantro.
  • Stir in the dressing and toss well until thoroughly combined. Arrange sliced boiled eggs on top and garnish with more cilantro.

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Notes

Substitutes:
  • Make your own shredded chicken if you prefer over rotisserie 
  • Frozen or canned corn. 
  • Honey in place of maple syrup
  • Lemon or lime juice. We prefer fresh.
Storage:
Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to 3 days. You can freeze for up to 3 months. Consider adding the avocado's when ready to eat to prevent them from browning.
Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 195mg | Sodium: 326mg | Potassium: 701mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 455IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. Amanda says

    5 stars
    YUM! I swapped arugula for cilantro and regular mustard for dijon, and this was delicious. Loved using ingredients I already had at home. This pregnant momma is happy!

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