Chicken and mango salad with chilli-lime vinaigrette

Chicken and mango salad with chilli-lime vinaigrette


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About this recipe: A colourful main dish salad that's sweet and spicy. It has chicken, spicy mango salsa, blue cheese and cranberries all tossed in a wonderful chilli and lime vinaigrette. It's almost too pretty to eat!

Occasional Cooker

Serves: 6 

  • For the salsa
  • 1 mango - peeled, seeded and diced
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno chilli pepper, seeded and chopped - or to taste
  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • For the dressing
  • 120ml olive oil
  • 60ml lime juice
  • 45g caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • For the salad
  • 280g baby spinach leaves
  • 100g grated carrot
  • 100g thinly sliced cabbage
  • 140g cooked chicken
  • 3 tablespoons diced red pepper
  • 3 tablespoons diced green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons diced yellow pepper
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecan nuts
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese

Prep:30min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    For the salsa:

  1. Mix mango, tomatoes, onion, chilli pepper, fresh coriander and juice of 1 lime in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. For the dressing: Whisk olive oil, 60ml lime juice, sugar, chilli powder, cumin and garlic powder together in a bowl; set aside.
  3. Toss spinach leaves, grated carrot, cabbage, chicken, red, green and yellow peppers, cranberries and pecans together in a large bowl.
  4. Spread mango salsa and crumbled blue cheese on top.
  5. Drizzle lime dressing over salad and toss before serving.

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