Avocado mash with tomato salsa & BBQ chicken
Prep 35 mins | Cook 10 mins | Serves 4
4 chicken thigh fillets
1 tbs olive oil
2 garlic cloves, chopped
Warmed tortillas, to serve
1 ripe large avocado
1 tbs lemon or lime juice
1⁄3 cup sour light cream
200g cherry tomatoes, quartered
2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
1⁄4 cup coriander or flat–leaf parsley leaves, finely chopped
Step 1 Place chicken in a large ceramic dish. Combine oil and garlic in a small bowl and drizzle over chicken. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
Step 2 Meanwhile, make avocado mash, place avocado and lemon or lime juice in a bowl. Roughly mash with a fork. Stir in sour cream. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
Step 3 To make tomato salsa, combine ingredients in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
Step 4 Preheat a greased barbecue or large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Barbecue or pan-fry chicken for 4-5 minutes on each side until just cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Slice chicken. Serve chicken with avocado mash, tomato salsa and warmed tortillas.
Good for you ... Avocados
Avocados are one of the few fruits that contain fat, but it's in the form of unsaturated fat.
A source of vitamin E, a vitamin that helps protect cells from damage due to free radicals.
A good source of vitamin C and also a source of folate (a B vitamin). Both these vitamins contribute to the normal functioning of the body’s immune system.
Provides the B vitamins niacin (B3) and biotin, which both contribute to normal production of energy in the body.