Try this deep-fried fix for your avocado addiction

This stuffed avocado order from Taqueria El Vecino features half an avocado stuffed with chicken. It is breaded, deep-fried and sits in a pool of roasted tomato sauce. Henri Hollis/Henri.Hollis@ajc.com

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This stuffed avocado order from Taqueria El Vecino features half an avocado stuffed with chicken. It is breaded, deep-fried and sits in a pool of roasted tomato sauce. Henri Hollis/Henri.Hollis@ajc.com

Credit: Henri Hollis

Dish of the Week: Stuffed avocado from Taqueria El Vecino

For those who tend to overspend on avocados, Taqueria El Vecino’s stuffed version is unique, satisfying and surprisingly inexpensive.

For starters, it’s part of a full combination plate that includes a chicken enchilada and your choice of a wide variety of sides.

Of course, the avocado-obsessed will go straight for the centerpiece: half an avocado, stuffed with chicken, breaded, deep-fried and sitting in a pool of roasted tomato sauce. While avocados tend to be thought of as healthful, this dish makes for a hearty meal, featuring plenty of chicken. Its crispy-fried exterior, tender chicken and creamy, perfectly ripe avocado offer a range of textures.

In a world where many avocado dishes cost a premium and leave you wanting more, Taqueria El Vecino’s stuffed avocado is an amazing value that delivers on every level.

Taqueria El Vecino. 2743 Lavista Road, Decatur. 404-929-0301, taqueriaelvecino.com.