Chicken Mango Salad

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YIELD: 4 servings
TOTAL TIME: 35 minutes
ACTIVE TIME: 15 minutes
DIFFICULTY: Easy

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INGREDIENT WEIGHT VOLUME
Olive oil, extra virgin 30 g 30 mL / 2 tbsp
Lemon juice 30 g 30 mL / 2 tbsp
Garlic, minced 3 g 1 tsp
Salt 2 g ½ tsp
Black pepper, freshly ground 1 g ½ tsp
Chicken breast, boneless/skinless 450 g / 1 lb 2 chicken breasts
Olive oil, extra virgin For cooking chicken
Romaine lettuce, chopped 600 g 8 cups
Cherry tomatoes, shopped 225 g 1 cup
Cucumber, chopped 150 g 1 cup
Red onion, sliced 115 g 1 small onion
Mango, peeled and diced ¾ of a mango
Cilantro leaves, chopped 12 g 3 tbsp
Mango, peeled and diced ¼ of a mango
Olive oil, extra virgin ⅓ cup
Lemon juice 45 g 45 mL / 3 tbsp
Cilantro leaves, chopped 15 g ¼ cup
Salt 2 g ½ tsp
Black pepper, freshly ground 1 g ½ tsp

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Preheat oven to 180°C / 350°F.

In a large skillet, heat olive oil over high heat. Once the skillet is very hot turn the heat down to medium-high. Cook the chicken breasts until they are golden brown on the outside,  about 3-4 minutes per side

Remove chicken from stove and transfer to a baking dish, along with any remaining marinade. Cook until chicken breasts reach an internal temperature of 75°C / 165°F, about 20 minutes. 

In a large salad bowl, combine Romaine lettuce, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, mango and cilantro. 

In a high speed blender, add mango, olive oil, lemon juice, cilantro, salt and black pepper. Blend until you have a smooth liquid. 

Remove chicken from oven and let cool for 5 minutes. Slice into strips.

Place the chicken on top of the salad and drizzle with dressing. Serve family style or divide salad evenly among 4 bowls. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1584307889277{margin-top: 10px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_separator color=”black” border_width=”2″ el_width=”60″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/12″ css=”.vc_custom_1589497543296{border-radius: 5px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_column_text]NOTES[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

  • Add any other vegetables you wish, such as red pepper or avocado 
  • If you like spice, add a diced red chile pepper to the salad ingredients 
  • You can marinate the chicken up to 24 hours if you wish 
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro; optional 
  • Another way to enjoy your salad is in a warm pita

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