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pan seared chicken with mango sauce on top of angel hair pasta on a green plate

Mango Chicken Pasta


Description

Tangy mango sauce meets pan-seared chicken in this zesty dish, served over angel hair pasta and garnished with fresh cilantro. 


Ingredients

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CHICKEN

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts, or chicken tenders
  • pinch of garlic salt and pepper
  • 1 small red sweet pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, diced

SAUCE

  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. sriracha sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 4 tsp. cornstarch, mixed with a little cold water
  • 1 mango, peeled and diced

NOODLES

  • 1/2 pound angel hair pasta, cooked & drained
  • pinch of garlic salt
  • drizzle of olive oil

GARNISH

  • 1 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped

Instructions

  1. Over medium heat, sauté onions and pepper in skillet for 1 minute.
  2. Salt and pepper chicken breasts, then add to skillet.
  3. Cook chicken about 3 minutes on both sides until brown.
  4. Reduce heat to low and begin mixing sauce.
  5. In a separate saucepan, combine all ingredients in sauce together (except cornstarch and mango) over medium heat. 
  6. Stir until mixture begins to boil.
  7. Add cornstarch mixed with a little water and continue to cook over medium heat for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  8. Add mango to sauce and stir well until sauce thickens.
  9. Pour mango sauce over chicken in skillet and increase heat to medium-low.
  10. Cover and cook for 10 to 15 minutes until chicken breasts are tender.
  11. Cook angel hair pasta in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain.
  12. Stir sauce and chicken well, then serve over angel hair pasta tossed with garlic salt and olive oil.
  13. Garnish dish with fresh chopped cilantro.

Notes

While there are several ingredients in this dish, it comes together quickly when everything is gathered beforehand. 

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Main Dishes
  • Method: Skillet
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: mango, chicken, pasta, sweet and sour sauce, mango sauce, angel hair