A quick mango salsa gives this easy chicken dinner recipe a tropical flavor boost. A generous serving of spaghetti squash rounds out the healthy meal. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2016

Katie Webster


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  • Mix mango, jalapeno, onion, cilantro, vinegar, brown sugar and 3/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Set aside.

  • Place squash cut-side down in a microwave-safe dish. Add 2 tablespoons water. Microwave, uncovered, on High, until the squash is tender, 10 to 14 minutes.

  • Pound chicken with the smooth side of a meat mallet until about 1/2 inch thick. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until an instant-read thermometer registers 165 degrees F when inserted into the thickest part, 3 to 5 minutes per side.

  • When the squash is done, use a fork to scrape it from the shell into a medium bowl. Toss with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Serve the squash with the chicken, topped with almonds and the mango salsa.

Nutrition Facts

366 calories; 13.4 g total fat; 7.1 g saturated fat; 63 mg cholesterol; 461 mg sodium. 761 mg potassium; 38 g carbohydrates; 6.6 g fiber; 23 g sugar; 27 g protein; 1348 IU vitamin a iu; 47 mg vitamin c; 70 mcg folate; 106 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 81 mg magnesium; 3 g added sugar;

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Rating: 5 stars
Loved the mango salsa super easy to make and so full of flavor. I overcooked the chicken:-( with the salsa and spaghetti squash it covered my mistake. Definitely will make this dish again Read More
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So good! The taste amazed me! Read More
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This recipe is awesome i will definitely make it again I did not change aneything Read More
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I will make this again. Excellent for my husbands low sodium diet. I followed the receipt exactly and it was delicious. Read More