12 Mango Chicken Recipes

grilled chicken with mango salsa on top
Photo: mommyluvs2cook

It might sound like an unusual combo, but fresh, tangy mango brightens up savory chicken in the most delightfully-unexpected way. Adding mango to all your favorite chicken recipes is any easy way to bring summer flavor to otherwise run-of-the-mill chicken dinners. From mango chicken curry to chicken with fresh mango salsa and sheet pan mango chicken dinners, discover 12 favorite mango chicken recipes to make all summer long.

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Spicy Mango Sweet Potato Chicken

mango with chicken, pasta, and asparagus
Marisa R.

Honey and mango bring the sweet while tamari soy sauce and hot sauce bring the heat in this saucy chicken dish. Take it from reviewer apr27745 who says, "The sweet with the spicy...it was just as good if not better the next day for lunch!"

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Curried Chicken with Mango Rice

grilled chicken with rice and mango

Curry powder's combination of sweet and savory notes lends itself so well to this mango and chicken dish. Everything comes together in one skillet for minimal cleanup (but maximum enjoyment).

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Spicy Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa

grilled chicken with mango salsa on top

Summer grilling just got so much more flavorful thanks to this mango and bell pepper salsa that's perfect over grilled chicken. "Mango salsa complements the chicken perfectly adding a lively sweet and spicy flavor that would appeal to many," says reviewer Crystal S. "If you like a little more heat, simply add a jalapeno!"

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Mango Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

tupperware with chicken, rice, and salsa

Make mid-week work lunches more exciting with this make-ahead mango chicken bowl. Chicken is marinated in a mango sauce, grilled, topped with a fresh corn salsa, and served over rice.

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Coriander Chicken with Mango Salsa

mango salsa over grilled chicken
Allrecipes Community

Chicken is seasoned with aromatic coriander and served with a mango, orange, and chile pepper salsa. Recipe creator the butterfly says any white fish can be substituted for the chicken as well.

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Grilled Chicken with Fresh Mango Salsa

mango over grilled chicken with cilantro and white rice

Fresh ginger root adds a little extra zing to this mango salsa. "Complemented the barbecued chicken very well," says reviewer CATALOGRR of the ginger root.

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Mango-Pecan Chicken

Mango-Pecan Chicken

The key to this recipe is fresh, juicy mangoes: "A ripe mango should have about the same consistency as a ripe peach," says reviewer morble. "You can ripen green mangoes in a closed brown paper bag in 2-4 days."

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Tango Mango Chicken

mango and chicken dish over rice in bowl
Linda T

Switch up stir-fry night with this sweet and spicy combination of bell peppers, onions, chile peppers, chicken, fresh mango, and plum sauce.

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Grilled Chicken Thighs with Mango-Ancho Sauce

grilled chicken with mango sauce and side of rice
France C

An ancho chile pepper is simply the dried version of a poblano pepper, which means it's a little more tame than spicier red peppers. "This isn't spicy, so the whole family can enjoy it," says recipe creator and Allrecipes Allstar France C.

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Crazy Spicy Chicken

chicken with mango salsa and asparagus over rice
Kim's Cooking Now

Hot heads won't be able to resist this incredible combination of chicken with mango, tomatoes, onion, serrano peppers, white pepper, dry mustard, curry powder, and fresh asparagus.

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Sheet Pan Chicken Mango Fajitas

closeup of a tortilla topped with chicken and bell pepper strips with a lime garnish

We're a fan of sheet pan dinners around here for their no-fuss preparation and cleanup. In this version, chicken tenders, cubed mango, and sliced peppers are tossed with lime juice, agave, and olive oil to create a delicious filling for fajitas.

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Broiled Chicken Thighs with Mango Salsa

Broiled Chicken Thighs with Mango Salsa on a red plage

Chicken thighs are a personal favorite for several reasons: They're flavorful, tender, cheaper, and cook quicker than other cuts. Here, marinated chicken thighs cook in less than 10 minutes under the broiler, and are topped off with a fresh mango salsa.

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a closeup of browned grilled chicken thighs on a white plate
Chef John's Rusty Chicken Thighs. KGora
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