Exotic marinated chicken and mango salad recipe

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20 min


10 min

This salad is a delicious, refreshing combination that’s perfect for light summer eating. Serve the chicken warm or cold.


  • 5tbsp mango juice drink
  • 1tsp cumin seeds
  • Grated rind and juice of 1 lime
  • Small bunch coriander, chopped
  • 7tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled, stoned and diced
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 6 pepperdew peppers, chopped
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 100g wild rocket
  • 2tbsp wine vinegar
  • 1tsp dijon mustard
  • Pinch sugar Salt and pepper


  • Toast the cumin seeds in a dry frying pan until you start to smell the aroma. Mix the cumin seeds in a shallow dish with 3tbsp mango juice drink, lime rind and juice, coriander and 1tbsp olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Score the chicken, add to the dish and coat thoroughly with the marinade. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour or overnight. Once marinating time is complete, grill the chicken, turning occasionally for 15 mins or until cooked through.

  • Mix the mango, red onion, red chilli, peppers, cherry tomatoes and wild rocket together in a large bowl and set aside.

  • To make the dressing, whisk the olive oil, wine vinegar, mustard and remaining mango juice drink together and season.

  • When ready to serve, slice the chicken and add to the salad. Drizzle over the dressing and toss gently.

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