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Mango Chipotle Chicken Salad

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This Mango Chipotle Chicken Salad is full of fresh ingredients, topped with fresh mangoes, red onions and cilantro will leave your taste buds screaming for more! 

Ingredients

  • 2-3 medium/large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 8 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • Marinade

  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • 1 chipotle pepper (from a can of chipotle peppers packed in adobo sauce), finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • Toppings

  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 mangoes, diced
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/3 cup crumbled queso fresco (you can also use crumbled feta)
  • 1/2 cup bbq sauce (see note)
  • handful cilantro, roughly chopped
  • Instructions

  • Slice chicken in half lengthwise. In a small bowl whisk together oil, chopped chipotle pepper, lime juice, salt, and garlic. Add sauce and chicken to a resealable bag, seal, and chill for 15 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from bag and discard the bag with remaining marinade. Cook chicken in a large skillet over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in the middle. Dice chicken and set aside.
  • Assemble salad by topping lettuce with onions, peppers, mangoes, black beans, and cheese. Drizzle with bbq sauce and serve with lime wedges for serving. Top with cilantro and serve.
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