Exotic marinated chicken and mango salad recipe

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  • Healthy
serves: 4
Prep: 20 min
Cooking: 10 min
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  • 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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