Spiced Chicken and Mango Salad Recipe

If you want to give your dish a scrumptiously sweet tang and a vivacious pop of color, then make a Spiced Chicken and Mango Salad. This super healthy, spicy perk-up for chicken is simple to make and serve. You can serve it with warm pita breads or dish it up as a simple side dish.

Preparation time: 20 to 25 minutes
Serving size: 04
Utensils needed: griddle or saucepan, spoon, knife, mixing bowls, serving platter


– 4 skinless boneless chicken breasts
– Drizzle olive oil
– 1 tablespoon garam masala (an aromatic mixture of spices,)
– 1 large ripe mango
– ½ cucumbers
– ½ small red onion
– Handful fresh coriander leaves
– 4 tablespoons soured cream or natural yogurt
– Grated zest and juice half lime
-Warm pita bread for serving purpose – optional


  • 1

    Take a large non-sticking frying pan or griddle and set it on your stove over medium heat. Wait until it is hot.

  • 2

    Meanwhile, place the four skinless boneless chicken breasts in a large mixing bowl and drizzle in some olive oil. Add in 1 tablespoon of an aromatic mixture of spices and a good pinch of salt to taste. Mix the ingredients until the salt dissolves completely and the chicken pieces coat thoroughly.

  • 3

    Once the oil in the frying pan or griddle is warm, place the coated chicken pieces in it. Now, cook the chicken for around 5 to 6 minutes until cooked well and slightly charred.

  • 4

    Remove the pan or griddle from heat and wait until the chicken pieces are cool to handle.

  • 5

    Until then, peel the mango and cut it into thin wedges.

  • 6

    Set the mango slices aside and halve a fresh cucumber lengthwise. Now cut the halves into thick slices at an angle. Set them aside.

  • 7

    Thinly slice half of the small red onion.

  • 8

    Now, place the cucumber, mango and onion slices in a large bowl and toss them together properly. Pile the mixture right in the center of a large serving platter, top it with a handful of fresh coriander leaves and set it aside.

  • 9

    Take another mixing bowl and add in four tablespoons of soured cream or natural yogurt. Top it with the lime zest and juice. Mix the ingredients to incorporate them well.

  • 10

    Now, cut the pre-cooked chicken pieces in half or into thirds diagonally.

  • 11

    Arrange the chicken breast pieces next to the salad in the serving platter and serve with warm pita bread.

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