Gluten and Wheat-Free Cilantro Mango Chicken Recipe

This gluten/wheat-free cilantro mango chicken recipe comes from the website www.flourishingwellness.com and my cousin Carrie Marshall, a holistic health coach in Springfield Missouri.   Visit her website for information on food intolerances, recipes and more…

4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
8 ounces plain yogurt
1 cup cilantro, finely chopped
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
Dash of cayenne pepper
1 clove fresh garlic, minced
1 large ripe mango, peeled, finely diced

1.Preheat oven (375 degrees) or BBQ
2.Combine 1/4 cup yogurt, 1/4 cup of cilantro, half of the lime juice, cayenne pepper and garlic. Coat chicken breasts with this mixture, marinating for at least 1 hour.
3.While chicken marinates, make sauce by mixing remaining yogurt, 2/3 of diced mango, 1/2 teaspoon lime juice and 3/4 cup cilantro in blender.
4.Bake chicken in oven for 25-30 minutes or grill on BBQ.
5.Place chicken on serving plates, pour on sauce and sprinkle with remaining mango, serve with extra sauce on the side.
6.Add a sprig of fresh cilantro for garnish.

Serves 4

This recipe combining the tastes of cilantro and mango, with the common staple of chicken, sounds incredibly simple and delicious, and is gluten/wheat free.  It is very similar to a marinade made with lime juice, garlic and cilantro that I frequently use at the cottage.  I put the chicken and marinade in a ziploc bag at home and transport it to the cottage like that so it is well marinated by the next day.   The addition of mango, yogurt and cayenne sounds interesting;  it will certainly be my next experiment in the kitchen or on the barbecue!

Lorieb is the mother of three sons, residing in Kanata, Ontario, Canada.  She is the proud owner of GARDENS4U, and spends most of her time designing, planting, and restoring gardens.  Her other interests include reading and writing.  Please check out her website at www.gardens4u.ca

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