Chicken, Green Bean & Avocado Salad

70 4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each
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4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each

Chicken thighs are marinated in Italian dressing and lime juice and then grilled and served in a salad with fresh green beans and chopped avocados.

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  • Mix dressing and lime juice. Pour 1/4 cup over chicken in shallow dish; turn to evenly coat both sides of thighs. Refrigerate 30 min. to marinate.
  • Meanwhile, place beans in large microwaveable bowl. Add water; cover with waxed paper. Microwave on HIGH 10 min. or until beans are crisp-tender; drain. Rinse with cold water; cool completely.
  • Heat barbecue to medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Grill chicken 12 to 15 min. or until done (170ºF), turning after 8 min. Remove from barbecue; cut into strips.
  • Cut avocado in half. Blend half with remaining dressing mixture in blender until smooth. Chop remaining avocado. Place chicken, beans and remaining vegetables in large bowl. Add dressing mixture; mix lightly. Top with cheese and chopped avocados.

How to Cook Chicken in a Grill Pan

Heat grill pan sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat on stove top. Add chicken, in batches if necessary; cook 12 to 15 min. or until done (170ºF), turning after 8 min.

How to Prevent Beans from Overcooking

Cook beans as directed. Drain, then immediately place beans in bowl of ice water. Let stand 3 to 5 min. or until cooled. Drain, then use as directed.


  • 4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each
Calories 370
% Daily Value
Total fat 21g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 110mg
Sodium 650mg
Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary fibre 7g
Sugars 5g
Protein 31g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 130 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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