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Barbecued chicken with guacamole recipe

Barbecued chicken with guacamole recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 35 mins to cook
  • 318 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Dairy-free


  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 200g (7oz) guacamole
  • rice to serve
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

For the salad

  • 150g (5oz) baby plum tomatoes, halved

For the salsa

  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • pinch of caster sugar
If you don't have red onions, try using white, brown or spring onions

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    18g 26%
  • Saturates

    4g 18%
  • Sugars

    4g 4%
  • Salt

    0.6g 10%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 4.7g Protein 32.9g Fibre 2.6g


  1. Place the chicken skin side up on a plate, rub the skin with olive oil, salt and pepper.
  2. Cook the chicken over hot barbecue coals for 10-15 minutes, turning once until the chicken is charred on the outside. Cut into a thick chunk and check that it is cooked through, with no pink showing.
  3. Meanwhile mix all the salad ingredients together in a bowl and season to taste.
  4. Serve the chicken on a bed of rice with the salad and guacamole served alongside.

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If you're barbecuing for lots of people, cook the meat in the oven first then finish it on the barbecue for flavour and to ensure that it is thoroughly cooked. This is particularly important for poultry.

For top tips on protecting you and your family when preparing raw meat and poultry, visit Food Safety in the Home.

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