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Mango Chicken Salad

This Mango Chicken Salad is made with cooked chicken, mango, red onion, and an easy homemade mayo. Even better, it comes together in 15 minutes! It's a make-ahead meal that's perfect for lunch!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: lunch
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: chicken salad, mango chicken, mango chicken salad
Servings: 4
Author: Erin


  • 1 lb. chicken breast diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced
  • 1 tbsp jalapeño diced with seeds removed
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup homemade mayo
  • 1 mango diced
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder or more
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat, then add the chicken, onion and jalapeño pepper and sauté until chicken is cooked; pour into a bowl.
  • Add homemade mayo, mango and cilantro, then add the lime juice, chili powder, salt, and pepper and stir to combine. Do a taste test and see if you think it needs more lime juice and/or chili powder.
  • Scoop chicken salad onto bread (or eat as-is) and enjoy!


-Serving size is anywhere between 2-4. If you're eating this by itself, it'll make 2 full servings. If you're eating this on bread or on top of a salad, it will provide 4 servings. 
Substitutions: Chicken- can you breast, thighs or tenders; Jalapeño/Chili powder- can omit if you want to eliminate any spiciness; Red onion- can sub green onion