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Quinoa Mango Avocado Chicken Salad with Coconut Lime Dressing

Restaurant quality salad made at home for a complete meal in just one bowl of this amazing Quinoa Mango Avocado Chicken Salad

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 15 minutes
    •    Cook time: 20 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 6

Ingredients

Dressing:
    •    1 cup – coconut milk
    •    3 tablespoon – lime juice
    •    2 tablespoon – vinegar, rice wine
    •    2 tablespoon – sugar
    •    1 medium – lime
    •    1/2 teaspoon – salt
    •    1/8 teaspoon – cayenne or red pepper

Salad:
    •    2 cup – quinoa, uncooked
    •    4 cup – rotisserie chicken
    •    3 cup chopped – cabbage, red
    •    2 cup pieces – mango
    •    2 medium – avocado
    •    1/2 cup – cilantro
    •    1/2 cup – pumpkin seed kernels

Method

  1. Zest and juice lime.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine all dressing ingredients and whisk to combine. Set aside.
  3. Cook quinoa according to directions on package.  Shred chicken.  Chop cabbage; dice and peel mango and avocado; chop cilantro.
  4. In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients and toss. Drizzle dressing over the top. Dressing is thin, so be careful to not add too much.

Suggested variations:

Serves 6 * We used pepitas in our salad!  Yum!

 

This great family recipe is thanks to Yummly at https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Quinoa-Mango-Avocado-Chicken-Salad-with-Coconut-Lime-Dressing-2143497?prm-v1

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