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Seared chicken breast from Chicken Guacamole Dinner recipe.

Easy Seared Chicken Guacamole

Fast, easy and so delicious! This Guacamole Chicken recipe creates tender and juicy pan seared chicken with Mexican spices, melted Monterey Jack cheese and topped with flavorful homemade guacamole. By far one of our favorite chicken dishes!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican American
Keyword Chicken Avocado, Chicken Guacamole, Guacamole Chicken, Pan Seared Chicken
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 231kcal
Author Heather


Mexican Chicken Rub

  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp corriander
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

For the Chicken

  • 2 tbsp high heat oil *I used avocado oil
  • 3 med boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 oz Monterey Jack cheese *sliced
  • 1/2 batch Simple Healthy Guacamole


  • Mix together chicken rub in a small bowl.
  • Generoously sprinkle spice rub on both sides of chicken breasts.
  • Heat oil in a grill pan over high heat. Once heated add chicken breasts smooth side down. Cook for 1 min at high heat. Lower temperature to medium and cook for an addittional 3-4 mins.
  • Turn chicken over, cook on medium for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Turn off heat, place cheese on top of cooked breasts and cover with a lid until cheese melts, about 1 min.
  • Serve with a heaping spoonful of Simple Healthy Guacamole.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible. 
Recipe Notes
  • For extra large chicken breasts fillet in half and only cook 1 min on high heat and 3 mins per side on medium heat. Additional rub may be needed. 
  • For half portion of Simple Healthy Guacamole use the following; 4 med avocados, 1 lime juiced, 1/2 jalapeño, 1/4 red onion, 1-2 garlic cloves, 1 Roma tomato, 1 small bunch cilantro and salt and pepper to taste. See recipe link for full instructions. 


Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 607mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 558IU | Calcium: 282mg | Iron: 1mg