Jerk Chicken with Spicy Mango Topper

jerk chicken
National Mango Board
  • Yield: 4 servings


Spicy Mango Topper:
2 ripe mangos, peeled, pitted and cut into 1/4-inch dice
1/4cup lime juice
2tablespoons brown sugar
1/2teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4teaspoon garlic powder
1/4teaspoon cinnamon
1/4teaspoon ground allspice
Jerk Chicken:
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, flattened slightly (about 1 1/2 pounds)
2tablespoons Jamaican jerk seasoning blend
1 lime, halved


  1. Stir together mango, lime juice, brown sugar, red pepper, garlic powder, cinnamon and allspice in a medium bowl; set aside.
  2. Rinse chicken and pat dry. Sprinkle on both sides with jerk seasoning and let stand for 10 minutes. Cook on a well oiled grill over medium heat for about 5 to 7 minutes on each side, or until chicken is cooked through. Remove from grill and squeeze lime halves over chicken.
  3. Serve with mango topper.

Recipe courtesy of the National Mango Board

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 289
  • Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 99mg
  • Sodium 188mg
  • Carbohydrate 27g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Protein 40g