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California grilled chicken salad recipe with lime and cilantro

California Grilled Chicken Avocado Salad Recipe

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course dinner, Salad
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 5 oz. package mixed greens
  • 2 fresh chicken breasts
  • 1 ripe avocado cubed
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 lime cut into wedges
  • 1/8 cup ranch dressing
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil


  • Pre-heat grill on high, then lower to medium. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper and place chicken on the grill for 5-6 minutes on each side. Chicken will be finished when juices run clear. Allow chicken to cool slightly.
  • Prep other ingredients: dice the avocado, cut the cherry tomatoes, chop the cilantro, and slice the onion and lime wedges.
  • Add mixed greens to a large bowl, then top with chopped cilantro and red onion. Evenly drizzle ranch dressing over the greens, then top with avocado and tomatoes.
  • Slice chicken breasts and add to the top of the salad. Squeeze a couple of slices of lime over the salad and add the remaining limes to the salad bowl.