Guacamole Chicken Salad

Close up shot of guacamole chicken salad sandwich on thick slices of wheat bread. Two halves of the sandwich are stacked on top of each other with the middle facing the camera.

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This Guacamole Chicken Salad is an easy, healthy and delicious lunch recipe. Using pre-made chicken your new favorite sandwich is ready in less that 5 minutes!


  • 2 large avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1/2 medium red onion, chopped finely (roughly 2/3 cup)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded + chopped finely
  • 12 ounces cooked + shredded chicken breast*
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • optional: handful of chopped cilantro


  1. Place the avocados in a large bowl and mash up using a potato masher or fork.
  2. Add in garlic clove, onion, jalapeno, chicken breasts and zest and juice of lime. Stir well.
  3. Add in salt, pepper and cumin and stir once more.
  4. Place one large scoop of salad onto a bread.
  5. Salad will keep for several days in refrigerator. May brown slightly in fridge but it’s still good.

*Roughly 2 chicken breasts. You can purchase pre-cooked rotisserie chicken to shred or see above for cooking instructions.