Mango Salsa Chicken is the perfect meal for summer! Juicy, grilled chicken topped with a bright, fruity-fresh, flavorful salsa!
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Like, if you’re not eating it weekly, can you even say that you did Summer right?
Especially because this ULTRA simple honey-lime duo with char-grilly chicken the brightest, juiciest little mango salsa is so INCREDIBLY easy that you will have a hard time believing something SO good could be this simple.
You know what they say. Keep it simple silly.
Today, my internet friends, we are doing that but in a crazy-delicious kinda way.
Why you will LOVE this Recipe
In the summertime, firing up the grill to cook delicious food HAS to be one of my favorite things to do! You can find me on the deck cooking up some keto marinated grilled chicken to serve up to my crew on any given Saturday night! But when you add some fruity, summery salsa to the top of your grilled chicken, it brings it up to the next level- introducing Chicken and Mango Salsa! You are going to love the juicy, flavorful chicken breast seasoned and cooked to perfection along with the super healthy, sweet and tangy colorful salsa that complements the chicken with every bite. This type of meal screams SUMMER and your guests are going to LOVE it!
To cook up this mango salsa chicken recipe, you’ll need a variety of colorful and healthful fruits and veggies as well as some pantry items to bring out the best in your chicken! Let’s round up our ingredients and fire up the grill! Here’s what you will need:
- Fresh Lime Juice
- Green Tabasco
- Olive Oil
- Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
- Roma Tomatoes
- Red Bell Pepper, diced
How to make Mango Salsa Chicken
In a small bowl, add all the ingredients up to the chicken and whisk to combine. Add the chicken breasts to the marinade, cover, and pop the bowl in the fridge for at least 4 hours (overnight is best!)
Once the chicken has marinated for a while, fire up your grill and place the breasts on it when it’s heated up. Cook until they are no longer pink, flipping once halfway through. Place them on a plate, cover and let the chicken rest.
Make the Salsa
Combine all of the salsa ingredients and mix in a bowl until everything is well incorporated. Spoon it on top of the chicken, serve and DEVOUR!
Mango Salsa Chicken Serving Suggestions
This grilled chicken with salsa recipe is SO fresh and flavorful all on its own, and it brings protein, healthy fats and flavor altogether for a nutritious meal! If you want to add something more to your plate, you could serve the grilled chicken with salsa and add some air fryer roasted potatoes as a side. Finish things off with the PERFECT summer drink- I suggest one of my summer cocktail recipes such as a blended raspberry mojito or even some simple but refreshing cucumber mint water!
Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa FAQ
Although I used mango salsa for this grilled chicken recipe, you could easily swap out the mangos and use a different kind of tropical fruit instead- I would recommend diced pineapple or peaches!
First, slice your mango lengthwise downwards on either side of the seed. Try to slice the mango as close to the seed as possible, so as to not waste any of the fruit! Next, keep the mango in its peel and slice vertical lines across, followed by horizontal slices afterwards. The mango should now look like cubes, but still be attached to the peel. Next, turn the peel inside out and push the mango cubes into a bowl. You may need to use the back of a spoon, a spatula or a knife to help separate the fruit from the peel.
YES! Mangos are rich in many nutrients like vitamin C, A, E, and a variety of B vitamins, as well as folate, copper, and potassium JUST to name a few. They also help boost immunity and help your digestive health, too!
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For the chicken
- 4 tsp Fresh lime juice
- 2 tsp Green tabasco
- 2 tsp Honey (omit for whole30)
- 2 tsp Olive oil
- 1 Lb Boneless skinless chicken breast, about 4 small breasts
For the salsa:
- 2 Large Mangos, diced
- 2 Large Roma tomato, diced
- 1 Avocado, diced
- 2/3 Cup Red bell pepper, diced
- 6 Tbsp Cilantro, minced
- Juice of 1-2 large limes, (depending how limey you like it)
- Salt, to taste
- In a small bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients, up to the chicken
- Place the chicken breast into the bowl and stir around to coat in the marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours – to overnight (the longer the better!)
- Rub a grill with olive oil and heat to medium heat.
- Grill the chicken until no longer pink inside, about 10-12 minutes total, flipping once half way through. Then transfer to a plate and let rest 5 minutes.
- Combine all the ingredients for the mango salsa in a large bowl and mix well. Season to taste with salt.
- Top on the chicken.
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