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Arepa Sandwich with Chicken and Avocado - Reina Pepiada


Arepa Sandwich with Chicken and Avocado - Reina Pepiada

Arepa Chicken Salad Sandwich

Marian Blazes
This popular arepa sandwich, known as a reina pepiada, has a filling of chicken salad with avocado. Use leftover roasted chicken or poached chicken breast.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 sandwich arepas


  • 4 sandwich-size arepas
  • 3/4 cup shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 3-4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Peel and chop the avocado.

  2. Mix the chicken, avocado, onion, mayonnaise and salt and pepper (to taste) in a bowl and mix with a fork.

  3. Partially split each arepa in half and fill with 1/4 of the filling.

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