Grilled Cumin Chicken With Guacamole Sauce

by | Apr 8, 2021 | Recipes

Avocados contain hearty healthy anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids.
Seasoning chicken and topping with a fresh and creamy sauce adds flavor without the need for added salt.

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Grilled cumin chicken
Course Main Course
Servings 4
Cuisine Mediterranean, Mediterranean Diet
Diet Gluten Free


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 4 4 oz boneless skinless chicken breast

Guacamole Sauce

  • 12 oz Trader Joe's Salsa Verde or your favorite tomatillo salsa
  • 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 1 diced avocado


  • Make the sauce: Pour 12 oz Trader Joe's Salsa Verde into a food processor. Add lime juice, avocado, and cilantro. Pulse until smooth. Cover and set aside.
  • Place the chicken breasts between 2 pieces of wax paper and pound until 1/2" thickness. Brush the chicken breasts with olive oil and sprinkle cumin and salt over both sides of each chicken breast.
  • Spray an outdoor grill or grill pan with cooking spray. Heat to medium-high.
  • Place chicken on grill and cook until grill marks have formed and internal temperature reaches 165°F, about 4-5 minutes for each side.
  • Remove chicken from grill and let stand 5 minutes. Slice chicken and serve with guacamole sauce.
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