Avocado Chicken Boats

keystone chicken avocado boats

Avocado Chicken Boats

Everybody will love these tasty little green monsters … especially when you add fully cooked Keystone Chicken to the mix! In just 20 minutes you’ll have an appetizer (or a light meal) on the table for everyone to ooh and ahh. It’s quick, easy and more importantly … delicious!

keystone chicken avocado boats

Ingredients

  • 1/2 can (28 oz) Keystone Chicken, drained
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1 cup canned corn
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 3 ripe avocados
  • 1 can (4 oz) green chiles, divided
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • FOR THE DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. fresh cilantro (optional)

Steps

  1. Heat broiler. Making the filling: In a large bowl, combine black beans, corn, 1/2 can green chiles, Keystone Chicken, cheddar cheese and taco seasoning. Mix completely.
  2. Halve and separate three avocados, removing pit and hollowing out insides. Mash insides in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Place avocado boats face up and fill each with 1/3 cup of filling. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese then broil until cheese is melted, about 2 minutes.
  4. Make dressing: In a medium bowl, combine ranch dressing, lime juice, remaining green chiles, salt, and pepper and mix well. Fold in mashed avocados and mix until smooth.
  5. Remove avocado boats from oven and transfer to serving dish. Drizzle with dressing and garnish cilantro (optional). Serve immediately.