Paleo Stuffed Avocados with Cilantro Cream Sauce

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 25 min 4
Paleo Stuffed Avocados with Cilantro Cream Sauce
Health Highlights
Delicious and creamy stuffed avocados that have no dairy or grains.


4 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
454 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless
2 tbsp Kosher salt
1 cup Chicken broth (stock) (enough to cover chicken)
1/2 tbsp Cumin
1/2 tbsp Chili powder
1 tsp Black pepper
4 avocado(s) Avocado (medium)
1 can(s) (13.5 oz) Coconut milk, sweetened (full fat)
1/2 cup Cilantro (coriander)
4 whole lime(s) Lime juice (fresh)


1. Prep your garlic cloves my mincing them. 

2. Heat a large skillet over medium and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the skillet. Once warmed up add the garlic to the skillet and cook until the garlic is fragrant (about 30 seconds). 

3. Scoop garlic out of the oil and set it aside. 

4. Wash, dry, and season the chicken tenders with a pinch of kosher salt. Add chicken to the hot skillet with oil and cook over medium-high for about 2 minutes each side. 

5. Cover the chicken tenders with chicken stock, put the lid on the pan, and simmer for about 20 minutes. 

6. While the chicken is cooking, preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 

7. Remove the tenders from the pan and place in a bowl. Shred using two forks or a stand mixer.

8. Add the cumin, chili powder, 1 teaspoon of kosher salt, and the black pepper to the shredded chicken. Stir it together in a large bowl. 

9. Halve and de-seed four avocados. Lay them out on a parchment paper or aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.

10. Stuff each avocado half with the chicken then bake for about 5 minutes.

11. For the cream sauce, stir one can of full-fat coconut milk with the lime juice and cilantro.

12. After the avocados are finished cooking, pull out of the oven, plate, and drizzle with the cream sauce. Serve immediately. 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 558
Calories from fat 362
Calories from saturated fat 69
Total Fat 40 g
Saturated Fat 7.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 23.3 g
Cholesterol 83 mg
Sodium 3711 mg
Potassium 1555 mg
Total Carbohydrate 24.8 g
Dietary Fiber 14.4 g
Sugars 3.7 g
Protein 32 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Meat 1.3
Vegetables 2.2

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