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Asian Mango Chicken Recipe

Asian Mango Chicken Recipe

This unique entree will brighten any table. Its vibrant colors draw you in while the lively blend of flavors will keep you coming back for more. —Jessica Feist, Brookfield, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame or canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon green curry paste
  • 1 medium mango, peeled and diced
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons diced peeled cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Chopped dry roasted peanuts

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chicken in oil for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. Add the vinegar, garlic, honey and curry paste to the pan; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Return chicken to the pan.
  • 3. Combine the mango, onion, cucumber, red pepper and cayenne. Serve with chicken. Sprinkle with peanuts. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/2 cup salsa (calculated without peanuts) equals 342 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 374 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer