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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Mango Chicken Salad

To shred roasted chicken, remove the meat from the bone, then pull it apart into thin pieces with two forks or your fingers.

  • prep: 25 mins
    total time: 25 mins
  • servings: 4

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons Major Grey's mango chutney
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 cooked chicken (about 2 1/2 pounds), shredded (about 4 cups)
  • 1 mango, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 10 ounces baby spinach

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread coconut on a rimmed baking sheet; toast, tossing occasionally, until golden, 8 to 10 minutes; cool.

  2. Step 2

    In a medium bowl, whisk yogurt, cilantro, lime juice, chutney, mustard, turmeric, and cayenne; season with salt and pepper. Add chicken and mango; toss. Serve on spinach, sprinkled with toasted coconut.

Source
Everyday Food, June 2005

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Reviews (16)

  • 12 Jul, 2010

    Delicious!!! I don't like coconut so added toasted walnuts. Also! added avacado. Very healthy and tasty

  • 1 Jul, 2010

    This recipe is absolutely perfect......wouldn't change a thing. What a wonderful salad for summer; I will serve this for family and friends again and again.

  • 1 Jul, 2010

    To Irishmama, you could try substituting Italian flat leaf parsley for the cilantro--it has a much milder flavor. Or maybe half the amount of fresh basil since basil has such a strong flavor. A citrus or mint basil might be good too.

  • 1 Jul, 2010

    any suggestions for a CILANTRO substitute? I HATE cilantro (don't mind coriander, but cilantro tastes like SOAP to me and my family). Too bad it's such a poplular ingrediant these days.

  • 1 Jul, 2010

    I also widh Martha would include nutrition info with her recipes.

    MovealongRuth's shark people link didn't work and I couldn't find a similar recipe searching their website.

  • 2 Jun, 2010

    Here is the link from Spark People showing the breakdown, and it is not too pretty:
    http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/cookbook_calculate_popup.asp?ingredientID...,

  • 2 Jun, 2010

    How many caloires in the Mango chicken? Need the nutrition breakdown please (fat, carbs, calories, sodium etc)

  • 23 Jul, 2008

    This is so good and so easy to prepare. Great summer time dish.

  • 28 May, 2008

    Major Grey's is a brand of bottled chutney. It's a relish of sorts, with mango, raisins, curry, etc. Yummy, in other words. Usually near the mustard, ketchup and other condiments.

  • 28 May, 2008

    What is Mayor Grey's Mango Chutney?

  • 28 May, 2008

    If you have a flat griddle and you'd like a easier, more economical way to brown your coconut to an even, pretty golden color, - spread it evenly and stir frequently till you get the hue you desire.

  • 28 May, 2008

    make your own or buy it in ethnic stores for the mango chutney sub curry powder for the mustard

  • 27 May, 2008

    personally I would like an alternate ingrediant for the mustard. I can not tolerate it unless it is the tiniest bit of dry. if I can taste it I can't eat it.

  • 27 May, 2008

    Try Food TV, Alton Brown, Good Eats, has a GREAT recipe for Mango Chutney!

  • 27 May, 2008

    how about a recipe for mango chutney?

  • 27 May, 2008

    I wish you would include nutrition information with your recipes. My husband and I are both watching our fat and carbohydrate consumption.