Spicy Avocado Chicken

Spice-Rubbed Chicken with Avocado Salsa Recipe


Servings SERVES: 4Preparation time PREP: 15 min.Cooking time COOK: 15 min.


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking fat
  • Avocado Salsa (see below)

Ingredients for the avocado salsa

  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the avocado salsa. Season to taste, cover, and refrigerate.
  2. In another bowl, combine the cumin, paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Rub the chicken breasts with the cumin-chili mixture.
  4. Melt some cooking fat in a skillet placed over a medium heat, and cook the chicken until no longer pink, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. Slice the chicken and serve with the avocado salsa on top.

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