Chicken Curry with Mango and Spinach Salad

Chicken Curry with Mango and Spinach Salad

 This is one of my recipes I call a “Salad as a Main Course” because of the use of chicken mixed in with the leafy greens.

This is also a meal that can be done in about 30 minutes.

If you have never had a mango before it can be mind boggling as how to go about removing the flesh from the big seed in the middle.

Mango seed and flesh in a hand

Here is a 2 1/2 minute video from “mango.org” to demonstrate how to go about cutting up a Mango.

If you can’t find any good fresh mangoes you can buy them chopped and packaged in your frozen section of the market.

Did you know Mangoes help to prevent cancer, lowers bad cholesterol, clears the skin of any problems, eye health, even alkalizes the body.

Preparing Chicken Curry with Mango and Spinach Salad

ingredients-for-Mango-Chicken-Salad

3 tbsp. avocado oil

4 tbsp. curry powder

4 boneless chicken breasts cut in cubes

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

½ red onion cut into julienne strips

14 fl. oz. coconut milk

2 ripe mangos cut in cubes

1 lb. baby spinach

3 oz. chopped cashews

1 red bell pepper cut into julienne strips

8 cherry tomatoes cut in half

Here’s some health benefits about coconuts:

For thousands of years the Asians have used the oil, water, meat and milk of a coconut to heal coughs, flu, ear aches, tooth aches, skin infections, constipation among many others.

Curry as it contains turmeric is also great for lowering inflammation in the body.

Chicken Curry Preparation

In a large skillet over medium heat, add olive oil and heat about 1 – 2 minutes, then stir in curry powder for 4 minutes.

Next add chicken cubes and cook until meat is oblique, about 7 or 8 minutes.

Next add garlic and mix in well.

mixing-heated-olive-oil-with-curry

Next, add coconut milk and mix in. Place lid over skillet and cook for 8 minutes more.

adding-coconut-milk-to-Mango-Chicken

Salad Preparation

Mix together in a large salad bowl the cashews with the prepared fruit and vegetables.

Next add the lemon juice and olive oil, mix in till well combined.

fresh-produce-ingredients-for-Mango-Wow look at those wonderful colors.

Did you know mango is great for joint health, the red pepper is for heart health?

And the spinach is a great help for detoxing the body.

When you are done mixing the salad ingredients, plate it and spoon on some curried chicken and enjoy.

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9 thoughts on “Chicken Curry with Mango and Spinach Salad

  1. Thank you for stoping by my blog and sharing my recipe! Your website looks very nice, I am looking forward to trying some of your recipes! All the best to you and your blog.

    • Yes your Butter Chicken Curry looks delectable. It has the same texture as Chicken Mole. I need to try your recipe!! 🙂 I really do like cooking with curry, such a wonderful smell.

      Thanks for stopping by and commenting. We hope you will return again!!

      Regards,
      Randy

  2. Very helpful video! Thanks! I’ve always wondered how a mango was supposed to be handled. Much love and naked hugs, my blogging buddy! 🙂

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