mexican grilled chicken and avocados

Mexican Chicken and Avocados on the Grill!

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Believe it or not, my RV does actually come with a stove and oven, but I love any excuse to cook on the grill.  It is that added smokey flavor makes things taste wonderful.

mexican grilled chicken and avocados

Oh and there is the fact that the husband insists on being the one to cook on the grill.  Who is going to argue with that?

Anyway, let’s talk about the food!

mexican grilled chicken and avocados

Mexican Grilled Chicken and Avocados

2 Chicken breasts
2 Avocados
Olive Oil
Shredded lettuce
Tomatoes (chopped)
Mild Thick and Chunky Salsa
Refried Beans

Marinade

8 scallions (chopped)
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. chipotle powder
1 tsp. paprika
2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar

mexican grilled chicken and avocados

Mix together all marinade ingredients with a whisk.

mexican grilled chicken and avocados

Place the marinade and the chicken breasts in a large zip lock bag and refrigerate overnight.

mexican grilled chicken and avocados

Once the chicken has marinated, it is ready to grill!

mexican grilled chicken and avocados

While the chicken is cooking, cut up the lettuce and tomatoes.  Half the avocados and remove the seed.  Brush the cut edge of each avocado with olive oil.

mexican grilled chicken and avocados

When the chicken is ready to pull off the grill, add the avocados face down on the grill.  Cook for 5 minutes.

mexican grilled chicken and avocados

Grilled avocados have an added smokey flavor and taste great on a bed of chopped lettuce and tomatoes, topped with  taco sauce, shredded cheese and sour cream.  Add a side of  refried beans to your grilled avocado and Mexican Chicken, and you have a great festive meal!

Mexican Grilled Chicken and Avocados
Recipe Type: Mexican style dinner
Author: Suzy Myers
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Serves: 2 servings
A spicy Mexican combo made special with the grill!
Ingredients
  • 2 Chicken breasts
  • 2 Avocados from Mexico
  • Olive Oil
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Tomatoes (chopped)
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Old El Paso Mild Thick and Chunky Salsa (need a coupon?)
  • Old El Paso Traditional Refried Beans (need another coupon?)
  • [b]Marinade[/b]
  • 8 scallions (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. chipotle powder
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
Instructions
  1. Mix together all marinade ingredients with a whisk.
  2. Place the marinade and the chicken breasts in a large zip lock bag and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Once marinated, place chicken on heated grill to cook.
  4. While the chicken is cooking, cut up the lettuce and tomatoes. Half the avocados and remove the seed. Brush the cut edge of each avocado with olive oil.
  5. When the chicken is ready to pull off the grill, add the avocados face down on the grill. Cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Grilled avocados have an added smokey flavor and taste great on a bed of chopped lettuce and tomatoes, topped with Old El Paso taco sauce, shredded cheese and sour cream. Add a side of Old El Paso refried beans to your Grilled Avocado and Mexican Chicken, and you have a great festive Cinco de Mayo meal!

What is your favorite meal to cook on the grill?

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