Grilled Chicken Breasts with Fresh Avocado Chimichurri Sauce

Grilled Chicken Breasts with Fresh Avocado Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

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Prep Time 
10 minutes
Cook Time 
15 minutes
Total Time 
1 1/2 hour

Grilled chicken breast sliced and topped with a savory blend of avocados, herbs and vinegar

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Ingredients
2
ripe, fresh Hass avocados
halved and pitted and sliced
½
medium onion
chopped
1/2
cup
fresh cilantro leaves
packed
2
Tbsp.
fresh diced jalapeno pepper
1
Tbsp.
minced garlic
1/2
cup
water
divided
3
Tbsp.
white vinegar
1
Tbsp.
fresh lime juice
1
Tbsp.
olive oil
1/2
tsp.
salt
1/2
tsp.
ground black pepper
6
4 ounce chicken breast
boneless, skinless
Instructions 
  1. Purée avocados, onion, cilantro, jalapeño pepper, garlic, vinegar, 3 tablespoons water, lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper in a blender until smooth. Remove 1/2 cup sauce; cover and refrigerate remaining sauce.
  2. Place chicken breasts into a 1-gallon self-sealing plastic bag or large shallow dish. Add 1/2 cup avocado sauce and remaining 4 tablespoons water to chicken, turning to coat. Refrigerate for 45 minutes.
  3. Preheat grill to medium-high. Remove chicken from marinade, place on grill. Cook, turning as needed, until the thickest part of the chicken registers 165° F. Remove from grill.
  4. Place chicken breasts on large serving platter. Top the chicken with the reserved avocado sauce
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Nutrition facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 
260
%Daily Value
Total Fat 
13.0g
Saturated Fat 
2.0g
Trans Fat 
0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 
7.0g
Monounsaturated Fat 
2.0g
Cholesterol 
85.0mg
Sodium 
250.0mg
Total Carbohydrates 
7.0g
Dietary Fiber 
4.0g
Sugar 
1.0g
Protein 
27.0g
Potassium
679 mg
Vitamin A
124 IU
Vitamin C
7 mg
Calcium
15 mg
Iron
1 mg
Vitamin D
1 IU
Folate
54 mcg
Omega 3 Fatty Acid
0 mg

% Daily Value: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 45%; Calcium 4%; Iron 6%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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