Spicy Avocado Sauce Over Chicken & Zoodles

Who needs wheat-laden pasta when you make your own gluten free spicy avocado sauce over chicken and zoodles. Enjoy this paleo, dairy free, and delicious recipe!

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spicy avocado sauce over chicken and zoodles

I love avocados. Shall we count the ways?

What's not to like about this green fruit? Yes, it's a fruit. See that pit in the middle? Et voila, fruit!

Avocado Health Benefits

  • It's local to us Angelenos & it's always good to eat local when possible
  • Has more natural fiber than any other fruit. Any other fruit?!
  • The potassium is 3 times greater than the banana. Who knew, right?
  • It's a nice protein source
  • Then there's the vitamins and phytonutrients making this little bundle an anti-inflammatory dream!
spicy avocado sauce over chicken and zoodles

So I'm always looking for new ways to incorporate this guy into my daily diet (see above).

I did soup, so a sauce had to be the next step.

It's already been liquified.

Creating a zesty sauce allows me to put it on anything - grilled fish, my new zucchini noodles, or even as a sandwich condiment.

So many uses, so many benefits.

spicy avocado sauce

You can make it as spicy or as mild as you like by adjusting the amount of jalapeño and garlic.

I like garlic heat more than jalapeño so I used 2 garlic cloves and a half a pepper but play with the heat levels that work for you.

This chicken and zoodles avocado recipe runs light and loose. That means I didn't give exact measurements for the chicken and zoodles. I wanted you to make the spicy avocado sauce and then you can dollop it on whatever you like, aka these chicken and zoodles.

Do single serve. Make enough for your family or friends. You can actually make each component separately so you can bring it to work.  There are many ways to enjoy this spicy avocado sauce over chicken and zoodles!

Spicy Avocado Sauce Over Chicken & Zoodles

Makes about 1-1/2 cups of sauce


  • 2 ripe avocados, scooped and cubed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 jalapeño, stem and seeds removed for less heat
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Grilled chicken breast
  • Zucchini noodles that have been spiralized


  1. Place all ingredients up until the olive oil in a blender and mix. Once combined, slowly add the oil.  Gradually add the water until your desired consistency is reached. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Place zucchini noodles on a plate, followed by chicken and top with avocado sauce.

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I love avocados. Shall we count the ways?