chicken and mango salad

Mango Chicken Salad
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This chicken and mango salad is a go-to meal to enjoy during the warmer seasons. It’s perfect for a light lunch or to serve as dinner.

🍴 Serves: 4
🕒 Prep: 15 mins    Cook : 15 mins


  • 1/3 cup pecans
  • 500g chicken breast
  • dash vegetable oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 cups baby spinach
  • 2 mangoes
  • 1 red capsicum
  • 1 large avocado
  • 4 passionfruit
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Pinch chilli flakes or fresh chilli, optional


  1. In a large, dry frypan, toast pecans, stirring often, for 2-3 minutes
  2. Slice chicken so all pieces are roughly the same size and thickness
  3. Cook chicken on heated oiled grill plate or fry pan until chicken in browned both sides and cooked through
  4. While chicken is cooking prepare salad: wash spinach, dice mango and avocado, and thinly slice red capsicum
  5. Make salad dressing by combining olive oil, lime juice, passionfruit pulp and chilli, if using
  6. Top salad with chicken and dressing


Add any of your favourite salad veggies or even some steamed broccoli

Sometimes if we don’t have lime and passionfruit we just use Balsamic vingar as dressing or kids like it plain

To bulk up the meal for dinner add some crouton. To make simply dice bread and mix in bowl with a little olive oil and some crushed garlic. Cook in fry pan, stirring often, until crispy

Leftovers make a great wrap for lunch


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