Chicken, Corn and Avocado Salad

Relish this chicken, corn and avocado salad – a flavorful side dish that can be made ready in 30 minutes!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
cup fresh corn kernels (from 2 medium ears)
2
tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons fat-free sour cream
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
teaspoons 40% less-sodium taco seasoning mix
3
cups shredded cooked chicken
1
small red bell pepper, finely chopped (1 cup)
2
medium green onions, finely chopped (2 tablespoons)
1/2
small avocado, pitted, peeled and cubed (1/2 cup)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat 2 inches of water to boiling. Add corn; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 5 minutes; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 In large salad bowl, mix mayonnaise, sour cream, lime juice and seasoning mix with wire whisk. Add chicken, corn, bell pepper and onions; toss to coat.
  • 3 Gently stir in avocado; sprinkle with cilantro.

Expert Tips

Try this salad as a main dish served in lettuce cups or with baked tortilla chips. For a delicious variation, substitute cooked lump crabmeat for the chicken.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
130%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.