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Heart Healthy Chicken and Mango in a Warm Coconut Sauce

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Prep time: 5 min ~ Cook time: 40 min ~ Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp(15 mL) Spanish paprika
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) cayenne pepper or crushed red chili flakes
  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, cubed
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) canola oil
  • ½ cup (125 mL) diced red onion
  • 1 (14 oz /398 mL) can light coconut milk
  • 1 (14 oz /398 mL) can diced, unsalted tomatoes
  • 1 cup (250 mL) mango chunks, fresh or frozen, thawed

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F (180 °C).
  2. In a large zip seal bag, combine flour, paprika, pumpkin pie spice and cayenne pepper or red chili flakes. Shake to mix well. Add chicken, about ¼ at a time and shake to coat.
  3. In a large oven-safe saucepan, heat canola oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Add chicken and brown for approximately 5 minutes per side. Remove chicken from pan.
  5. Add onions and cook for about 3 minutes or until just softened. Add coconut milk, tomatoes, mango and return chicken to oven safe saucepan.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes.

Recipe provided by CanolaInfo.org ©

Original guaranteed heart-healthy recipe here.

Find out more about Heart Month here.