Chicken Breast wth Avocado Risotto

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Chicken Breast wth Avocado Risotto

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Number of servings: 6


    • 2 Tbsp olive oil
    • 2 cups diced fresh green bell pepper
    • 1/2 cup frozen corn
    • 1 1/2 cup fresh tomatoes, diced
    • 4 cups cooked white rice
    • 3/4 cup chopped fresh basil
    • 1/2 medium avocado, diced
    • 6 3-oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    • 1/2 cup capers
    • 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
    • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
    • 1/2 medium avocado, sliced


Put 1 Tbsp olive oil in a skillet, and sauté the green bell pepper, corn, and tomato over low heat for approximately 5 minutes. Add the precooked white rice and basil. Simmer for approximately 5 more minutes and set aside. Add the diced avocado.

Sauté the chicken breasts in 1 Tbsp olive oil over low heat for approximately 5 minutes on each side. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside. In the same skillet, sauté the capers for approximately 1 minute. Remove from heat and add lemon juice and parsley.

To serve, place the risotto mixture on a plate and top with chicken breast. Pour the caper and lemon juice mixture over the chicken and rice. Garnish with the avocado slices.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Breast with Avocado Risotto 
Serving Size 1/6 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 350 Calories from Fat 110
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 490mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 41g 14%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 4g
Protein 23g  
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 130%
Calcium 4%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 2
Meat 2
Fruit 0
Vegetable 1
Milk 0
Fat 2
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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