Nutrition Tips, Recipes

Lean Meals: 20-Minute Mango Chicken


Why we love this recipe:

→ At 29 grams of protein, 43 grams of carbs and 351 calories per serving, this quick mango-chicken makes one deliciously easy post-workout meal!
→ Its refreshing flavors and nutritious ingredients make this recipe perfect for summertime.

Nutritional info per serving (Serves 4.  1 serving= 1 chicken breast + 1 cup mango-rice mixture)
Calories: 351 / Protein: 29 grams / Carbs: 43 grams / Fat: 8 grams


What you will need (for 4 Servings) ↓


mango-1Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 4 (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 mangos, peeled and diced
  • 1 green (or red) bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice


Directions: (Prep Time: 10 min, Cook Time: 10 min)

  1. mango-2In a large skillet, heat oil on medium-high.
    Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper.
    Add chicken to skillet, and cook for 1 to 2 minutes per side, until golden brown.
  2. Add mangos, bell pepper, broth, green onions, mint, lime juice, lime zest and garlic, and bring to a simmer.
    Reduce heat to medium. Partially cover, and cook for 5 minutes, until chicken is cooked through.
    Add rice to skillet, and stir to combine. Cook for 1 minute to heat through.
    Serve immediately and Enjoy!
Matt McLaughlin

Matt is the owner of Capital Strength & Conditioning. Utilizing his skill set in strength training, movement, nutrition, and lifestyle design; he helps his clients build the best version of themselves.