35 minsDinner

Spice-rubbed chicken with avocado salsa

Makes: four servings
Makes: four servings


  • 2 avocados
  • 1 tomato
  • ½ cucumber
  • ¼ red onion
  • 3 ½ tbsp chopped cilantro
  • ¾ lime
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ¾ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 ½ lbs chicken breast
  • ¼ cup coconut oil


  1. Prepare salsa: Cut avocado in half and scoop out flesh with a large spoon; dice. Core and dice tomato. Dice cucumber and onion. Mince cilantro. Squeeze 4 tsp lime juice. Combine all these in a medium bowl, add olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir gently to combine.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine cumin, paprika, chili powder, garlic powder. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add chicken breast and turn to coat all sides in spice mixture.

  3. Heat coconut oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken breast and cook 5 minutes. Flip and cook 5 to 7 minutes more, or until no longer pink in the middle.

  4. Slice chicken and top with salsa.