Mango Colada Chicken with Ginger Fruit
This terrific recipe for Mango Colada Chicken with Ginger Fruit was submitted by Loanne Chiu of Fort Worth, Texas.
1 1/2 cups cubed half ripe mango
1/4 cup rum
2 tablespoons sweetened coconut cream
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 teaspoon grated gingerroot
1 teaspoon allspice
12 medium chicken thighs, skinned
Curly lettuce leaves for garnish
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seed for garnish
Ginger Fruit (recipe follows)
- In food processor, place mango and purée. Add rum, coconut cream, soy sauce, gingerroot and allspice. Coat chicken with mango mixture and place in baking pan.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 400°F (205°C), uncovered, about 50 minutes, turning frequently, until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease. (Increase heat to reduce liquid if necessary toward end of cooking.)
- Line round serving platter with lettuce. Place chicken in center, sprinkle with sesame seed and arrange Ginger Fruit around chicken.
Makes 6 servings.
Ginger Fruit: In large bowl, mix together 4 tablespoons sweetened coconut cream and 1/2 teaspoon grated gingerroot. Add 2 cups cubed and peeled ripe mango, 1 pint strawberries (hulled) and 2 cups seedless purple grapes. Toss to mix well.
Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.