Fast & Easy Dinner: Mango Chicken Salad

Fast & Easy Dinner: Mango Chicken Salad


This exotic variation of chicken salad is the perfect summer meal. It's filling, cool, crunchy, and delicious.

The mango adds a fresh sweetness and lime juice provides a subtle tartness. Seasoned with turmeric and cayenne, this salad is slightly spicy. It's made with low-fat yogurt instead of mayonnaise so it's FitSugar friendly.

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Mango Chicken Salad

Mango Chicken Salad

Mango Chicken Salad

Ingredients

1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
3/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons Major Grey's mango chutney
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 cooked chicken (about 2 1/2 pounds), shredded (about 4 cups)
1 mango, peeled, seeded, and diced
10 ounces baby spinach

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread coconut on a rimmed baking sheet; toast, tossing occasionally, until golden, 8 to 10 minutes; cool.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk yogurt, cilantro, lime juice, chutney, mustard, turmeric, and cayenne; season with salt and pepper. Add chicken and mango; toss.
  3. Serve on spinach, sprinkled with toasted coconut.

Serves 4.

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