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Arepa Reina Pepiada (Arepa with Shredded Chicken and Avocado)

Arepa Reina Pepiada (Arepa with Shredded Chicken and Avocado)

Erica Dinho
5 from 11 votes


  • 4 to 6 cooked arepas
  • 4 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions
  • ¼ cup grated white onion
  • 1 /4 cup finely diced red bell pepper
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup of mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice
  • 1 ripe avocado peeled and dice, plus more for serving
  • 1 teaspoon of hot sauce optional
  • Salt and black pepper


  • In a bowl, mix together the cooked and shredded chicken, scallions, white onion, red bell pepper, garlic and cilantro. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, lime juice, avocado, hot sauce, salt and pepper to taste. Add to the chicken and mix gently until combined. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • To assemble: Place the arepas on a serving plate, top with the chicken and avocado mixture. Add some avocado on top and sprinkle cilantro or parsley . Serve immediately.
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