Avocado Chicken Salad makes a delicious twist for a chicken salad recipe. Made with chicken, tomatoes, onion, and avocado makes this a great gluten-free, grain-free, and Paleo chicken salad recipe.

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Avocado Chicken Salad Recipe from addapinch.com

Here’s my Avocado Chicken Salad Recipe. I can’t wait to hear how you love it!

Avocado Chicken Salad Recipe

Avocado Chicken Salad makes a delicious twist for a chicken salad recipe. Made with chicken, tomatoes, onion, and avocado makes this a great gluten-free, grain-free, and Paleo chicken salad recipe.
5 from 5 votes

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Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 2
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • 8 grape tomatoes sliced in half
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cut cooked and cooled chicken breasts into 1/2 inch cubes.
  • Mash avocado until almost smooth. Add lime juice and stir until well blended. Add avocado mixture, chopped onion,and tomato slices to chicken. Toss lightly until well coated.
  • Salt and pepper to taste and serve.
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20 Comments Leave a comment or review

  1. I would very much like to have a BIG bowl of this salad for breakfast right now. It looks so yummy.

  2. Excellent spinoff for chicken salad. Very easy to prepare. My only minor deviation was to replace the chopped onion with chopped green onion. I served this on crunchy chopped romaine lettuce that was a visual and tasteful masterpiece. Warm garlic bread on the side completed the meal … and, of course, a couple glasses of pinot grigio.

  3. When I was a kid, my Mom’s friend made Avocado and egg salad. . It was done just like egg salad but had Avocado in it. I just remember it being delicious and have not had Avocado since. Do you have any recipe for this. Just my Husband and I now so I do not want a recipe for a big portion. My husband never ate Avocado so I am at least hoping he will eat it.

  4. I made this today for lunch. My daughters invited a friend over so all of their children could swim. I made the “mommas” this salad for their lunch. They loved it!! I served the tomatoes on the side in case someone wasn’t a tomato fan. I had tortillas for them to make a wrap, it was so good! I was afraid I would have to add something to this for a little moisture, but I didn’t it was perfect!. I also made your cucumber tomato salad. They thought they were getting the royal treatment to enjoy these salads while the kids ate their chicken nuggets!

    1. How sweet of you to have a special lunch for your sweet Momma friends! I know they were so thrilled at your wonderful hospitality! I’m so glad everyone enjoyed the salads. They are definitely favorites here as well! xo

  5. Quick, easy and scrumptious! I did add a bit more lime juice, avocado and used seasoned salt rather than Sea. Also, grabbed one of my 100 year cast iron pans to saute the seasoned chicken which I had cut into bite size pieces. That cut way down on the cooking time. When using chicken breasts, which have a tendency to be a bit dry, I soak them for up to 24 hours (in the fridge) in salt water and they become as succulent as dark meat. GREAT recipe, thank you SO much!

  6. Great recipe! However, I added a couple of tablespoons of mayo and some crumbled blue cheese for a topping was even better!

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