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California Chicken

"This recipe is great for summertime veggies from the garden, and quick too!"
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servings 541 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 541 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 36.7 g
  • 57%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 42.8 g
  • 86%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 122 mg
  • 41%
  • Sodium:
  • 373 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Warm oil in skillet and add chicken and onion. Cook 15 minutes or until chicken is browned and just about done. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Place chicken on cookie sheet and top each breast with 1 to 2 slices of tomato and 2 to 3 slices of cheese. Place in oven for 10 to 15 minutes, until cheese melts. Remove from oven, add 2 to 3 slices of avocado on top of each breast, and serve immediately.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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After a few changes this was wonderful. I made a lime cilatro marinade for the chicken(olive oil,lime juice,cilantro, and garlic) and let it marinade for a few hours, then when i cooked it i put...

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Made this dish as is and it was a little too bland for us. I like the concept though, especially with the fresh veggies. Next time I'll add a little garlic seasoning to the chicken and spice i...

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After a few changes this was wonderful. I made a lime cilatro marinade for the chicken(olive oil,lime juice,cilantro, and garlic) and let it marinade for a few hours, then when i cooked it i put...

Absolutley mouth-watering! I took the advice of other reviewers and marinated the chicken in olive oil, garlic and lime juice before cooking in the skillet. I used the marinade to brown the chic...

I adored this recipe! I definitely recommend making it as soon as you can! It is quick and easy and will certainly be added to my list of favorites. I did marinate the chicken in olive oil an...

This tastes great and is so simple to prepare. I changed it a tiny bit and grilled the chicken after marinating it in olive oil, lemon juice and lemon pepper. I then popped it in the oven fo...

I only made two changes to this recipe (but I'm sure it's great the way it is). I added just a little garlic to the chicken (we love garlic) and I grilled the chicken instead of sauteing. I agre...

This dish was fantastic with several varying flavors. I took past suggestions and marinated the chicken in olive oil, lime juice, black pepper and onion powder. Instead of adding a slice of toma...

This was an awesome and unique way to prepare chicken. A good way to mix things up a bit when you tend to make chicken the same way all the time. This was a great meal! The avacados started turn...

I LOVE this recipe! The previous reviews were helpful too--it defnitely needed the added flavor of the cilantro/lime. My kids love it, too. They even eat the avacado, something they're not "u...

I love tomato and avocado, and when mixed with the cheese and tender chicken the flavors of this recipe were delicious! I did't cook the chicken all the way through in the pan since cooking it ...