Quinoa Mango Avocado Chicken Salad with Coconut Lime Dressing
SERVES 4

Ingredients

Dressing:
  • 1 cup – coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoon – lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon – vinegar, rice wine
  • 2 tablespoon – sugar
  • 1 medium – lime
  • 1/2 teaspoon – salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon – cayenne or red pepper
Salad:
  • 2 cup – quinoa, uncooked
  • 4 cup – rotisserie chicken
  • 3 cup chopped – cabbage, red
  • 2 cup pieces – mango
  • 2 medium – avocado
  • 1/2 cup – cilantro
  • 1/2 cup – pumpkin seed kernels

Directions

  1. Zest and juice lime.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine all dressing ingredients and whisk to combine. Set aside.
  3. Cook quinoa according to directions on package.  Shred chicken.  Chop cabbage; dice and peel mango and avocado; chop cilantro.
  4. In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients and toss. Drizzle dressing over the top. Dressing is thin, so be careful to not add too much.

Serves 6

* We used pepitas in our salad!  Yum!

 

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