Low Carb Avocado Chicken Salad [Instant Pot]

Low Carb Avocado Chicken Salad

Instant Pot Low Carb Avocado Chicken Salad


  • 2 large Chicken Breasts Boneless/Skinless boneless/skinless
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 2 Lemons cut in half
  • 2 large Avocados firm, but ripe
  • 1 cup Radishes quartered
  • 8 ounces Bacon cooked/chopped
  • 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoon Fresh Water
  • 1 clove Fresh Garlic
  • 3 Tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Dry/Ground Mustard Seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon White Sugar or Low Carb Sweetener


  • Squeeze half of lemon into Vitamix or blender. Add the rest of the dressing ingredients and blend until well combined.  Pour dressing into a container and place in refrigerator until ready to use.
  • Slice one half of lemon into slice and squeeze the rest of the lemons into cooking pot.  .Add 1 cup water to cooking pot and place trivet into cooking pot.
  • Place chicken breasts on top of trivet. Place lemon slices on on top of chicken.
  • Place eggs into a steamer basket and place basket on top of chicken. If you don’t have a steamer basket, just place lemons on top of chicken or use another trivet.
  • Lock on lid and close pressure valve.  Cook at high pressure for 3 minutes. When beep sounds, wait 5 minutes and then release the rest of the pressure.
  • Open lid and quickly remove eggs and trivet, allowing the chicken breasts to fall into liquid. (Kind of like poaching.) Replace lid and let sit in liquid for five minutes.
  • Remove chicken breasts and chop into bite sized pieces and place into a bowl with a 2 Tablespoons of cooking liquid. Place the chicken and eggs into the refrigerator to chill.
  • To assemble salad:  Add chopped chicken breasts, quartered radish, chopped bacon, chopped avocado into a bowl. Peel and chop eggs and place into salad bowl.
  • Shake dressing and pour over salad. Garnish with chopped chives. Mix salad together right before serving.

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