Chicken, Avocado & Mango Salad
  • 6 chicken breast halves
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • ⅔ cup fresh lime juice, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt & pepper
  • ¾ cup walnut oil
  • finely grated zest of 1 lime
  • 2 ripe mangoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • ½ cup watercress leaves or pea shoots
  1. Mix olive oil, ⅓ cup lime juice, garlic and salt and pepper in plastic bag. Add chicken breasts and marinate for 45 minutes to an hour.
  2. Heat grill to moderately high, and grill chicken until cooked through, about 7 minutes per side. Cool completely. Cut diagonally into thin slices.
  3. Whisk the remaining lime juice, oil, lime zest and salt & pepper to taste together in a bowl.
  4. Arrange chicken, mango and avocado slices on platter {or on individual plates}. Drizzle dressing over salad, then sprinkle with nuts and top with leaves or shoots.
Recipe by Raisin & Fig at