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Mango Tango Chicken with Jasmine Rice

The aromas of this sweet-and-spicy Thai-inspired dish will transport you to southeast Asia! The delicious combination of heat and sweet fruit is unforgettable.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 20 min

Ingredients

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced
1 cup jasmine rice
1 tbsp sesame oil
2 tbsp lime juice, fresh
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup onions, minced
1 red pepper, cut into strips
2 mangoes, peeled, diced
1/2 cup cilantro, fresh, minced
2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
1 red hot chile pepper, minced
1/2 cup Thai sweet chilli sauce
2 tbsp ginger, fresh, minced
1/2 cup water
4 cups mixed salad greens
1/4 cup cashews, dry roasted

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.

Steps

  1. Cook jasmine rice in unsalted water according to package instructions.

  2. Sauté chicken in a non-stick skillet with the sesame oil, half (2 cloves) of the minced garlic and half (1 Tbsp / 5 mL) of the fresh lime juice. When chicken is browned, push to the side of the pan.

  3. Stir in onion and sweet red pepper. Sauté 3-5 minutes in skillet until onion is translucent. Add one diced mango and minced cilantro.

  4. Purée other mango with remaining lime juice and minced garlic, soy sauce, red chili, Thai sweet chili sauce, ginger, and water.

  5. Add puréed sauce ingredients to stir-fry and stir until well mixed. Bring to a boil. Serve immediately.

  6. Arrange mixed greens around the edge of each of four plates. Serve mango chicken with a scoop of cooked jasmine rice. Garnish each plate with some of the roasted whole cashews.

Helpful Tip

Thai sweet chili sauce is available in the Asian section of most large grocery stores.

Nutrition Info

Per 725 g serving Amount
Calories670
Protein67 g
Fat13 g
Saturated Fat3 g
Carbohydrate72 g
Fibre6 g
Sugar39 g
Cholesterol155 mg
Sodium740 mg
Per 725 g serving % Daily Value
Potassium37
Calcium6
Iron15
Vitamin A80
Vitamin C220
Vitamin B6105
Vitamin B1251
Folate46
Zinc36