I decided to brand a good for you option to chicken salad by using smashed avocado rather than mayo every bit the binding agent. It was and so delicious as well as I constitute the near gorgeous heirloom tomatoes from Wegmans. The applewood smoked bacon was amazing on these sandwiches also..it added the perfect salty bite. I mean, what’second not to love. These were all about neat and good for you (minus the bacon).
three boneless skinless chicken breasts, virtually ane.5 lbs.
zest of 2 lemons
juice of i lemon
ii tsp. rock ground dijon mustard
2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
one T. apartment foliage parsley, chopped
table salt and pepper
slices of your favorite staff of life (I used a crusty multigrain oat staff of life), toasted if desired
four-half-dozen slices applewood smoked bacon, cooked to desired crispiness
1-2 heirloom tomatoes, sliced
Begin by poaching chicken. In a large deep skillet amongst a chapeau, add together ane/ii-i inch of H2O, in addition to add together half of the lemon zest too a salubrious pinch of salt to the H2O. Bring to a boil in addition to bring down to a simmer too add chicken breasts. Cover too simmer for viii-12 minutes, depending on the size of the breasts. Check to brand sure there is no pinkish within too that the juices work clear. Remove them from pan together with let cool completely before assembling sandwiches.
Once chicken has cooled, die into chunks as well as set up aside. In a medium bowl, add avocado, mustard, apple tree cider vinegar, remaining lemon zest and lemon juice, and flat leaf parsley. Smash together until it is a guacamole-like consistency. Season to gustatory modality with table salt in addition to pepper, too then add together chicken and stir until combined.
To get together sandwiches, spoon about chicken salad on the staff of life, acme with sliced tomatoes, greens, in addition to bacon. Add or so more than cracked pepper if desired, as well as pinnacle amongst other staff of life one-half.
Enjoy for the perfect summertime luncheon.
So gorgeous too summery.