Southern Grilled Chicken with Avocado Salsa

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Are you looking for a delicious and healthy meal you can make quickly? This Southern Grilled Chicken with Avocado Salsa is sure to hit the spot! Using zesty lemons, jalapenos, cilantro, and creamy avocado, this dish offers an explosion of globally-inspired flavors.

Plus, it’s both lean and nutritious. Whether it’s at the beginning of a busy work week or the end of a leisurely weekend day – this recipe fits all occasions. Ready to learn how to make it at home? Let’s get grilling!

Southern Grilled Chicken with Avocado Salsa



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  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or 4 chicken breasts

  • Seasoning for Chicken
  • 1 tablespoon pepper

  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon accent

  • 1 tablespoon Italian herbs

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • 1 tablespoon onion powder

  • Ingredients for Salsa
  • 1avocado diced

  • 2 small (or 1 large tomato) chopped

  • 1 jalapeno de-seeded and chopped (optional)

  • 1 chopped red onion

  • 1 squeezed lemon

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • Season the chicken breasts and place them on the grill. If using the Ninja grill, set the mode to “Grill”, set the temperature to high, and grill the chicken breasts for 22 minutes.
  • While the chicken is grilling, combine all the ingredients for the salsa in a small bowl. Cover with plastic wrap in the fridge until ready to use. 

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