Diced, Grilled Chicken and Avocado Bruschetta

Rich, creamy avocado is combined with diced, grilled chicken and other ingredients rich in antioxidants such as citrus, olive oil and garlic, in a satisfying, protein-centric snack.

Diced, Grilled Chicken and Avocado Bruschetta

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¾ cups

Basil leaves, chopped

1 Cup

Extra virgin olive oil

3 lemons

Lemon juice, freshly squeezed

¾ cup

Lemon zest, grated

20 thick slices

Whole grain sourdough

2 ea.

Bay leaves


Avocado, ripe, diced

1 bunch

Spring onion, finely chopped

5 each

Garlic clove, halved


Black peppercorns

to taste

Freshly ground pepper

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  1. Half-fill a medium saucepan with water and add the bay leaf and peppercorns. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Add chicken, cover and simmer 10 minutes  or until just cooked. Remove chicken from water and transfer to a plate, cover loosely with plastic wrap and set aside in refrigerator to cool 10 minutes.
  2. Whisk 1 tablespoon oil, lemon zest, lemon juice and pepper to taste in a large bowl. Add in diced chicken and add to bowl with avocado, spring onion and basil leaves. Combine gently with a spoon.
  3. Preheat grill (broiler) to high. Rub both sides of bread thoroughly with garlic. Drizzle over remaining oil. Toast bread under grill 1-2 minutes each side until lightly browned.
  4. Spoon chicken mixture over toast and serve.
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