Queer Eye's Antoni reveals his favorite recipe for National Guacamole Day

Happy National Guacamole Day, guac lovers!

Any fan of the hit Netflix show "Queer Eye" knows Antoni is obsessed with avocados. The former chef frequently incorporates the fruit into any recipe he happens to be making, with guacamole being one of his favorites.

"They're healthy, they're delicious, they're versatile, they're very on-trend and they have a beautiful, bright green color," the star said.

So, in honor of our favorite holiday, we chatted with the master guacamole-maker himself Antoni to learn how the star incorporates guac into one of his favorite recipes, chicken wraps!

See the full recipe below!


  • 8 oz package WHOLLY GUACAMOLE® Homestyle Dip
  • 1 1/2 cups rotisserie chicken, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, rough chopped
  • 2 Tbs fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup jicama, chopped
  • 2-4 kale leaves or flour tortilla for wrap
  • Salt & black pepper to taste


  1. Combine ingredients in a bowl

  2. Create a wrap using kale leaves or flour tortillas

Scroll through below to up your guacamole game:

10 Ways to Make Your Guacamole Even Better
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10 Ways to Make Your Guacamole Even Better

Read on to learn 10 simple additions that will help you step up your guacamole game.

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Onion and garlic

You may be so eager to get dipping that you forget to add onion and garlic, but they're great for flavoring a basic guacamole.

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Fresh herbs

Adding fresh herbs like cilantro brings a distinct flavor to many classic versions of the dip. Fresh chives and scallions are also a good alternative to onions.

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Jalapenos are one way to add kick to your guacamole, and as Rick Bayless suggests, you'll want to include the seeds to bring the heat.

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It may seem unconventional, but adding fruit to your guacamole will give it a nice sweetness that acts as a contrast to the savory avocado. Pomegranate seeds, pineapple, mango and grapefruit are all good options.

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Sour cream

If you want to give your guac a little creaminess, you can try adding just a little sour cream or Greek yogurt.

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You don't need to add fruit to give your guacamole a sweet side. Drizzling honey into your dip is a nice way to give balance to any spice you're including.

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If you love bacon, go ahead, add it to your guacamole for a smokier version.

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You don't need to reserve all of that tequila for the margarita you're drinking alongside your guacamole. Pour a splash right into the dip for a fun twist. (Just be sure to keep this one away from the kiddies.)

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Corn is the main ingredient in some salsa dips, so why not add it to your guacamole too? Grilling the corn first adds even more delicious flavor.

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Cheese is good paired with most things, and that includes guacamole. Melting a queso oaxaca or a Monterey Jack and pouring it over your guacamole makes a great party appetizer.

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