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CILANTRO MANGO CHICKEN

This chicken has so much tenderness and flavor from the marinade! Add in the mango and extra sauce, and this one is a crowd pleaser for your next spring gathering (It’s so easy to do this recipe in bulk).

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Yields 4 servings

Ingredients:

2 whole skinless, boneless chicken breasts, split

8 ounces plain yogurt (Greek is good also)

1 cup cilantro, finely chopped

½ cup fresh lime, juiced

Dash of cayenne pepper

1 clove fresh garlic, minced

1 large ripe mango, peeled, finely diced

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine ¼ cup yogurt, ¼ cup of cilantro, half of the lime juice, cayenne pepper and garlic. Coat chicken breast with this mixture, marinate for at least 1 hour.
  3. While the chicken marinates, purée remaining yogurt, 2/3 of cubed mango, ½ teaspoon lime juice and 1 cup cilantro in blender.
  4. Bake chicken in a glass baking dish for 25-30 minutes (or grill!).
  5. Place chicken on serving plates, pour on sauce and sprinkle with mango and extra sauce on side.
  6. Add a sprig of fresh cilantro for garnish.
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