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Recipe: Grilled Chicken Salad With Avocado

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This wonderful and refreashing meal is perfect for weekdays. With less than 200 calories per serving, this meal is full of greens which are rich in folate and vitamin C,  protein-packed grilled chicken, antioxidant-rich mango and avocados, which are a great source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 tablespoon soy sauce

3/4 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger

4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken-breast halves

Cooking spray or butter

8 cups mixed salad greens

3/4 cup diced peeled avocado

How to Make It

Step 1

Prepare grill.

Step 2

Combine oil, juice, soy sauce, and ginger in a small bowl. Place chicken on large plate; spoon 2 tablespoons oil mixture over chicken, reserving the rest for the salad. Turn chicken to coat, and let stand 5 minutes.

Step 3

Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray or butter; grill 4 minutes on each side or until chicken is done, brushing with oil mixture from plate before turning. Slice chicken crosswise into strips.

Step 4

Arrange greens, mango, and avocado on 4 serving plates. Arrange chicken over greens.

Drizzle reserved dressing over salads.

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