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Smoked Chicken Salad with Avocado and Cilantro Dressing

Keyword: avocado, chicken recipe, chicken salad, cilantro, salad


Ingredients for Salad

  • 1 lb smoked chicken breasts
  • 1 cup lettuce leaves
  • 1 avocado chopped in chunks
  • 3-5 cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup cucumbers sliced in chunks
  • 3 fresh green onions chopped
  • 1 cup tortilla strips
  • 2 ears of cooked sweet corn

Ingredients for Salad

  • 2 cups cilantro with stems
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • ¼ lemon juice
  • canola oil
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • Salt to taste


  • To prepare the dressing, put the dressing ingredients together in the food processor and beat them until they reach a creamy consistency. Taste to adjust seasoning.
  • Prepare the chicken breasts by deboning them and shredding them into bite-sized chunks.
  • Line the bowl with lettuce leaves, then add the chicken and other ingredients. Stir and toss them to combine.
  • Drizzle the chicken breasts with the cilantro seasoning them toss again to mix the ingredients with the dressing.