Cilantro Mango Chicken

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Prep time: 10 minutes

Prep Notes:  requires a blender

Marinating time: 1 hour

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings



2 whole skinless, boneless chicken breasts, split

1 cup plain yogurt

1 cup cilantro, finely chopped

1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

Dash of cayenne pepper

1 cloves fresh garlic, minced

1 large ripe mango, peeled, finely diced (about 1 cup)



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine ¼ cup yogurt, ¼ cup of cilantro, ¼ cup lemon juice, cayenne pepper and garlic. Coat chicken breast with this mixture, marinate for at least 1 hour.
  3. While chicken marinates, purée remaining ¾ cup yogurt, ¼ cup lemon juice,  ¾ cup cilantro and 2/3 of cubed mango in blender.
  4. Bake chicken in a glass baking dish for 25-30 minutes.
  5. Place chicken on serving plates, pour on sauce and sprinkle with mango and extra sauce on side.
  6. Add a sprig of fresh cilantro for garnish.


From Institute for Integrative Nutrition