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Spicy Pineapple Mango Chicken Salad

inspired by The Suburban Soapbox

Spicy Pineapple Mango Chicken Salad with Fiery Roasted Pineapple Vinaigrette ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #tropical #hot #chicken #salad #recipe

Who says salad has to be boring? Heat up your taste buds with this Caribbean-inspired salad featuring pineapple chicken, mango, pineapple, avocado, sweet onion, blue cheese crumbles, pinons and a fiery roasted pineapple vinaigrette.

The gorgeous “props” for these photos were my birthday present from my boyfriend … that man has such good taste, doesn’t he?

Spicy Pineapple Mango Chicken Salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: as many as you like!

Spicy Pineapple Mango Chicken Salad

Ingredients

    For each serving:
  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast or 2 chicken tenderloins
  • 2 - 3 Tablespoons fiery pineapple vinaigrette (recipe here)
  • A sprinkle of each: garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt & freshly ground pepper
  • Fresh greens
  • 1/4 of an avocado
  • Sweet onion slices
  • Fresh or canned pineapple chunks
  • Fresh mango slices
  • Blue cheese crumbles
  • Toasted pinons (or macadamia nuts)
  • Fresh cilantro leaves
  • Fiery pineapple vinaigrette (recipe here)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Brush the chicken on both sides with the pineapple vinaigrette, then sprinkle with a bit of garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt & freshly ground pepper. Bake at 400 F. for 10 - 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Let the chicken cool slightly, then cut into chunks.
  3. Fill your salad bowl or plate with greens and top with the chicken and other salad toppings. Drizzle with the fiery pineapple vinaigrette.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: http://www.sumptuousspoonfuls.com/

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Spicy Pineapple Mango Chicken Salad with Fiery Roasted Pineapple Vinaigrette ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #tropical #hot #chicken #salad #recipe

This recipe was shared at Full Plate ThursdayFoodie Friends FridayGluten Free FridayWeekend Potluck and Foodie FriDIY.

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6 Responses

  1. The salad sound so flavorful, Ann. The pineapple vinaigrette sounds so trendy too.

    January 16, 2016 at 11:13 am

  2. The salad sounds so flavorful, Ann. The pineapple vinaigrette sounds so trendy too.

    January 16, 2016 at 11:14 am

  3. Made my mouth water!!Thanks for sharing on What’s for Dinner Sunday!

    January 18, 2016 at 9:18 am

  4. Beautiful photo! Looks delicious, too.

    January 20, 2016 at 11:48 pm

    • Ann

      Thank you so much, Angie! It really was delicious.

      January 22, 2016 at 7:14 pm

  5. I just love the combination of your amazing Chicken Salad.  Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you again real soon!
    Miz Helen

    January 25, 2016 at 1:47 pm