Enjoy the refreshing flavors of summer with Clean Eating’s 20-minute mango chicken. Paired with the bright flavors of mango, bell pepper, mint and lime, this satisfying and deceptively simple chicken dinner packs a protein punch with 29 grams per serving.
20-Minute Mango Chicken
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 4 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 2 mangos, peeled and diced
- 1 green bell pepper, chopped
- 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth (certified gluten-free if necessary)
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 1 teaspoon lime zest
- 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
- 2 cups cooked brown rice (certified gluten-free if necessary)
In a large skillet, heat oil on medium-high. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken to skillet, and cook for 1 to 2 minutes per side, until golden brown.
Add mangos, bell pepper, broth, green onions, mint, lime juice, lime zest and garlic, and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium. Partially cover, and cook for 5 minutes, until chicken is cooked through. Add rice to skillet, and stir to combine. Cook for 1 minute to heat through. Serve immediately.
Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 1 chicken breast + 1 cup mango-rice mixture
Per serving: Calories: 351; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 65mg; Sodium: 209mg; Carbohydrate: 43g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 29g
Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 527mg; Iron: 12%; Vitamin A: 22%; Vitamin C: 55%; Calcium: 3%
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