Mango Cilantro Chicken

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Jan. 08, 2014

This Mango Cilantro Chicken has so much flavor but is a light, vibrant dish perfect for entertaining.


For marinade
Mangoes 2 , peeled, pitted and roughly chopped
Fresh cilantro 1 Bunch (100 gm) , chopped
Red onion 1/2 , diced
Minced ginger 2 Tablespoon
Garlic clove 4 , peeled and minced
Coconut milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Red wine vinegar 2 Teaspoon
Hot sauce 1 Tablespoon ((your choice))
Fresh lime 1 , juice extracted
Natural sweetener 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) ((Truvía))
Water 4 Ounce , divided
For chicken
Non stick cooking spray 1/2 Teaspoon ((as needed))
Boneless skinless chicken breast 2 Pound
Kosher salt 2 Teaspoon
Fresh ground black pepper 1 Teaspoon



For Marinade:

1.In food processor, place mango, cilantro, red onion , ginger, garlic, coconut milk, olive oil, water, red wine vinegar, hot sauce, lime juice, and sweetener. Blend until nice and smooth.

2. Into a large plastic bag, pour half of the marinade and place the chicken in it. Seal and shake the bag to coat well. Place in fridge for 6-8 hours.

3. Preheat grill to medium high and grease it with non-stick spray.


4. In a saucepan, pour the other half of the marinade, add water and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes or until thickened.

5. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Place chicken on grill, turn the grill down to medium and cook for 20 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degree F. After 10 minutes, frequently baste the chicken with the thickened marinade.


6. Garnish with fresh cilantro and fresh slices of mango. Serve with brown rice and snow peas.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 278Calories from Fat 114

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 635 mg26.46%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 27 g54%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet