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Fast & Easy Dinner: Triple-Mango Chicken

Fast & Easy Dinner: Triple-Mango Chicken

Fresh mango, mango juice, and mango chutney are the three types of mango that infuse this scrumptious chicken recipe. The sunny yellow fruit makes for an exotic, tropical dinner and goes great paired with crisp zucchini. This dish can be cooked in a quick flash, making it the perfect mid week meal for you and your family. Serve with a cool beer or crisp white wine for a last minute impromptu dinner party. You need this recipe, so get it now -

Triple-Mango Chicken
From Better Homes & Garden magazine

1 tablespoon olive oil
4 small skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 mango, seeded, peeled and cubed
1/2 cup mango-blend fruit drink
1/4 cup mango chutney
2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced lengthwise

  1. In very large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat; reduce to medium.
  2. Add chicken. Cook 6 minutes; turn.
  3. Add mango cubes, mango drink, and chutney. Cook 4 to 6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring occasionally.
  4. Meanwhile, place zucchini and 1/4 cup water in microwave-safe 2 quart square dish. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Micro-cook on 100 percent power (high) 2 to 3 minutes, stirring once; drain.
  5. Place chicken on top zucchini. Season with salt and crushed red pepper.

Serves 4.

Substitution: Mango nectar, carrot juice, or orange juice may be substituted for the mango-blend drink.

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Megamega2k Megamega2k 9 years
That sounds interesting and possibly delightful!
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
oh okay! whew! i was afraid that if i left the skin i'd be wasting part of the fruit. i stopped eating the skin after two bites. yay for mangoes!
partysugar partysugar 9 years
LaLa: no you definately don't eat the skin. I'm proud that you ran out and tried something new!
Food Food 9 years
Oh, I've never eaten the skin, I think of it sort of like a banana peel and not worth eating. Anyone else, have you eaten the skin?
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
okay! i just had one! it took me awhile to get into it but they aren't bad! are you supposed to eat the skin? it was kind of tough and nasty.
Food Food 9 years
lms - i agree, peaches don't taste like mangoes (although like susanec said, you could try a substitution) and the texture is definitely different. however, i think for someone who hasn't tried them before, i'd say they're more like a peach than other common fruits (apples, oranges, pears, bananas, etc.).
shini shini 9 years
Mango....well I dunno about the zucchini part, I'm still a kid that likes to cringe at paprikas and things like that so...but it sure does look tasty....
susanec susanec 9 years
While I think you actually could do this with peaches with a few substitutions, I don't think the two fruits taste anything alike (nor do they have the same texture). I'm not a huge mango fan, it's sort of hit or miss for me but I do like peaches consistantly.
lms lms 9 years
I don't think mangoes taste anything like peaches nor would I say the texture is similar. I am from the Islands and I grew up eating them. I find a lot of times that the ones in the grocery stores do not have the best flavors. They taste the best when they rippen on the tree. However, they obviously aren't available everywhere in that form. Sometimes they have frozen cubed mangos in the section next to the strawberries, etc.
RCLdesigngirl RCLdesigngirl 9 years
I think mangos taste similar to peaches.
partysugar partysugar 9 years
Sure, I dont see why you couldnt make it with shrimp if you adjust the cooking times accordingly. Let me know how it tastes!
hotchickrules hotchickrules 9 years
yummy! can i make it with shrimp?
Food Food 9 years
The texture is a little bit like a peach, but a bit more fibrous. but they're great, definitely do give them a try!
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
ha ha Okay! Okay! I'll go get a mango tonight at the grocery store. One thing, though, do they have a texture like a peach? Because I hate peaches...
darkbeauty darkbeauty 9 years
^^^ Never had a mango LaLaLaurie06??? You definitely need to get to a grocery store stat. You don't know what you're missing! :P
partysugar partysugar 9 years
Mangos are in season during the summer usually from May unto September. You can substitute a mango jam or marmalade like crispet1 suggested or make your own mango chutney or buy it.
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Idk if a mango marmalade or preserve would be a good substitute or not...
CestLaVie CestLaVie 9 years
The mango DRINK I could find- but "chutney"??? is there a substitute for THAT?!??
amandaaa amandaaa 9 years
side comment, i've had mango fried rice with chicken at joy yee's noodle of the best things i've ever had!!
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
have=halve and and=an Whops!
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Mangos are pretty diverse in the flavor spectrum. They are sweet, but they can be a bit tart and pine-y sometimes. I think theyre in season now...yeah, I would say they are available most places. And to cut them, I take a knife from end to end (kinda what it looks like when you have and almond), but make the incision a bit above the midline, since there is a very solid, oval pit in the center of the fruit. I LOVE MANGO!
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
i've never had mango. is it sweet? is it in season now? how do you cut it?
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