Chicken and Avocado Bruschetta

Avocado is combined with other ingredients rich in anti-oxidants, such as citrus, olive oil and garlic, in a satisfying high-protein snack.

Chicken and avocado bruschettaPhoto: Anti-Ageing Diet Cookbook
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 15 minutes + 10 minutes cooling 20minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 15 minutes + 10 minutes cooling
Cook Time
  1. Half-fill a medium saucepan with water and add the bay leaf and peppercorns. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Add chicken, cover and simmer 10 minutes, or until just cooked. Remove chicken from water and transfer to a plate, cover loosely with plastic wrap and set aside in refrigerator to cool 10 minutes.
  2. Whisk 1 tablespoon oil, lemon zest, lemon juice and pepper to taste in a large bowl. Finely dice chicken and add to bowl with avocado, spring onion and basil leaves. Combine gently with a spoon.
  3. Preheat grill (broiler) to high. Rub both sides of bread thoroughly with garlic. Drizzle over remaining oil. Toast bread under grill 1-2 minutes each side, until lightly browned.
  4. Spoon chicken mixture over toast and serve.
Recipe Notes

You can use bought roasted or barbecued chicken if you prefer. You can make the chicken mixture up to 6 hours before you need it and store in the refrigerator.