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Spicy Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
This easy chicken entree plus delicious avocado salsa can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.


  • 1 cup instant brown rice
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion, finely diced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 avocado, diced


  1. Prepare rice according to package directions. Fluff with a fork & set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix black & cayenne pepper. Coat chicken with pepper mixture.
  3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium. Add chicken & cook 10-12 minutes per side, or until browned on outside & done throughout.
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, mix onion, tomato & lime juice. Set aside.
  5. Just before serving, stir avocado into onion mixture. Serve chicken over rice & topped with salsa.



Avocados are a good source of Omega 3s, which are healthy fats.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per recipe
Serving size (249 g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 21%
    Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 55mg
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
    Total Sugars 2g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 29g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 716mg 15%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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