Darla's Mex Chicken & Avo Pico

Darla's Mex Chicken & Avo Pico Recipe

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Darla McLain


Because we LOVE Mexican food, I'm always looking for dishes to help feed that need. This one popped into my head one evening as I was trying to discover something special and different to do with chicken. Seems like we eat alot of chicken and this really was a winner.


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15 Min
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  • 4
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil-any kind
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice-bottled or fresh
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic-fresh or bottled
  • 1/2 c
    chopped cilantro
  • 1-2 medium
    haas avocados-diced
  • 1 medium
  • 3-4 small
    red onion-diced
  • 1-2 medium
    jalapeno chilis-minced
  • 1/2
    green onions-chopped
  • ·
    lemon juice-fresh or bottled to keep from browning
  • 1-2 can(s)
    pinto beans
  • ·
    flour tortillas

How to Make Darla's Mex Chicken & Avo Pico


  1. Pound chicken breasts 1/4" thin for even and quick grilling. Combine Olive Oil, Lime Juice, garlic seasoning, salt and pepper in lg. ziploc bag. Mix and add chicken pieces. Let marinade for 20 minutes
  2. For the Avo Pico-in a bowl combine:
    chopped cilantro
    diced avocado
    diced tomato
    diced red onion
    minced jalapenos
    chopped green onions
    lemon juice
    Toss to coat with the lemon juice-refrigerate until ready to serve.

    Grill chicken until done. They'll cook quick because they're pounded thinly.
    Open Pinto Beans and heat on stove top.
    Heat Flour Tortillas.
    Serve-Sour Cream and grated cheese would be good also, if you like.

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About Darla's Mex Chicken & Avo Pico

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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