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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. Also, 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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5 from 3 votes

Easy Chicken Avocado and Corn Salad

By: Rena
Servings: 6
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
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.

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:

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: 381kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 30gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 195mgSodium: 326mgPotassium: 701mgFiber: 6gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 455IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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About Rena Awada

Hi, I’m Rena! Welcome to my blog. I am here to help you prepare delicious, light, fresh meals that your whole family will love!

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4 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    This is absolutely delicious. I was skeptical at first thinking it would be to dry boy was i wrong. I added jalapeno, red onions and red bell and it was perfect. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe.

  2. 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!