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Fast & Easy Dinner: Avocado Stuffed with Chicken Salad

Fast & Easy Dinner: Avocado Stuffed with Chicken Salad

I know that many of you are health conscious and shy away from carb filled dishes, which is why tonight's dinner is a perfect quick fix meal for those weary of extra carbs. It takes a highly familiar concept, chicken salad, and lightens it up. Instead of serving the salad slapped between two pieces of carb heavy bread, my recipe mounds the salad on top of an avocado half. The result makes for a light, summer meal that is ready in minutes. To look at the simple recipe please

Avocado Stuffed with Chicken Salad
From Emeril Lagasse
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1 cup diced cooked chicken breast
2 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 teaspoon chopped orange zest
1 tablespoon chopped shallots
1 tablespoon chopped fresh red pepper
1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives
Salt and pepper
1 ripe avocado, halved, pit removed, and peeled
4 leaves radicchio

  1. In a bowl combine; chicken, mayonnaise, orange zest, shallots, red pepper, and chives. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Divide the salad between the two avocado halves, filling the cavity. To serve, place 2 radicchio leaves on each serving plate and top with an avocado halve.

Serves 2.

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bellechic bellechic 8 years
wow, sounds good. I'm sad that Emeril's show is cancelled!!
shanye shanye 8 years
tuscanstellina tuscanstellina 8 years
This looks fantastic. I can't wait to try it.
mellafe mellafe 8 years
YES! Avocados filled with anything are yummy, but with chicken they're just delicious.
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 8 years
I looove avocado. I just printed this out and am going to try it next week!
mellybean mellybean 8 years
i just made avocado stuffed with shrimp with remoulade ... it was perfect. i love the combination of shrimp and avocado, and the remoulade added a kick. used cooked and peeled shrimp and freestyled with the remoulade going loosely off of a version i found on epicurious.
askmetostay askmetostay 8 years
onesong onesong 8 years
i'd probably scoop out some of the avocado and use it for garnish, but otherwise it sounds delicious!
kiwitwist kiwitwist 8 years
sounds very interesting
ALSW ALSW 8 years
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