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Smokey Chicken with Avocado Sauce

This Smokey Chicken with Avocado Sauce is not only healthy but delicious. The creamy avocado sauce is perfect served over pasta or zoodles.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword spicy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 291kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Equipment

  • Spiralizer
  • Grill Pan or Grill
  • Blender

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces boneless chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

Avocado Sauce for Chicken

  • 1 avocado chopped
  • 1/4 cup Greek Yogurt or Mayo or Sour Cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice.
  • zucchini for serving with zoodles

Instructions

Marinate

  • In a small bowl combine oil, salt, smoked paprika and onion powder. Place chicken in a large zip top plastic bag and pour oil mixture over. Allow to marinate for 30 minutes.

Make the Sauce

  • Meanwhile, make the avocado sauce by combining the avocado, Greek Yogurt, red onion cilantro, jalapeño and lime juice in a blender. Process until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Cooki

  • Preheat grill pan to medium heat. Remove chicken from marinate and place on grill pan. Cook about 8 minutes per side, or until cooked through.

Serve

  • To serve, place chicken on a plate and top with avocado sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 432mg | Potassium: 689mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 12.4mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.8mg