Avocado Tapenade with Mediterranean Chicken Breast12 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 10 min
- Ready In: 55 min
“Rich and flavorful avocado adds a surprising touch to the robust flavors of tapenade, a typical Mediterranean topping. You can also serve tapenade over grilled salmon or halibut, any cut of steak or sliced roast beef. Or try tapenade in a turkey or chicken sandwich.” - by Chileanavocados.org
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- In a sealable plastic bag combine lemon zest, 2 tablespoons of the lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Add chicken breasts, seal and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
- Tapenade: In medium bowl, whisk together remaining lemon juice (about 3 tablespoons), 1/2 tablespoon olive oil, roasted garlic, salt and pepper. Stir in avocado, tomato, olives and basil. Cover tightly by pressing plastic wrap onto surface of tapenade. Set aside.
- Lift chicken breasts from marinade and grill or cook in skillet until done, about 5 minutes per side. Serve each chicken breast topped with one quarter of the tapenade.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 354 cal
- 23.5 g
- 14.4 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (12)Rate This Recipe
"I think I used too many olives for my own taste, but I loved the avocado with the chicken. It was a nice change from the usual chicken, and I will make it again...." See more"
"Holy cow, what an explosion of flavor! This is one of the most flavor-packed meals we've ever had. I didn't have any tomatoes, so I used some canned diced tomato and it was fine. We also didn't have a..." See moreny olives (unnecessary in my opinion, would have been too salty with them) or fresh basil, so I let ~1 Tbsp dried crushed basil "marinate" in the lemon juice / water / olive oil mixture for about an hour. It was fantastic!"
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