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Chicken Avocado Corn Salad

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This Chicken Avocado Corn Salad is the answer to your sick-of-ordinary-salads prayers. Chock full of tasty chicken, sweet corn, creamy avocado, lime, and chili powder, this is a great dish to share — though you might just want to keep it all for yourself! 

Ingredients

  • 4 ears of corn, husked
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups shredded or cubed cooked chicken rotisserie chicken works great!
  • 2-3 medium-large avocados, diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion, optional
  • dressing

  • 3 tablespoons fresh squeezed lime juice t
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder optional
  • Instructions

  • Brush corn with olive oil, season generously with salt and pepper to taste. Grill over high heat for 6-8 minutes, turning throughout, until kernels begin to char a bit. Use a sharp knife to cut corn off the cob.
  • In a medium bowl combine corn, chicken, avocado, cilantro, and onions (if using).
  • Whisk together dressing ingredients. Pour over salad and toss to combine.
  • Serve immediately, or cover tightly and store chilled up to 8 hours. (If serving after chilling, take it out of the fridge about 30 minutes before serving – it tastes best closer to room temperature)
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