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Chef Ray: Grilled Chicken with Spicy Mango, Green Chilli and Coriander Salsa

Simple and delicious with a touch of zing for flavour.

From: Freer, Chrissy (Jan 2016) Healthy Food Guide

Serves 4

  • 2x 250g Chicken Breast fillets
  • 2 small ripe Mangoes, peeled, stone removed, diced
  • 1/2 small Red Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Lime juice, plus 2 teaspoons extra
  • Olive Oil spray
  • 400g can Black Beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1/2 medium ripe Avocado, peeled, stone removed, sliced
  • 2 Baby Cos Lettuce, trimmed, separated or 4 cups torn Lettuce Leaves
  • 200g Cherry Tomatoes, halved
  • 2 teaspoons Olive Oil
  1. Cut each chicken breast through the middle horizontally to give 4 thin fillets. Combine mango, chilli, onion, coriander and lime juice in a medium bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat chargrill pan or barbecue hotplate to a medium-high heat. Spray chicken lightly with olive oil and grill for 2-3 minutes each side, or until cooked through.
  3. Meanwhile, combine black beans, avocado, lettuce and tomatoes in a large salad bowl. Combine extra lime juice with olive oil.  Pour over salad and toss to combine.
  4. Serve grilled chicken with mango salsa and black bean salad.



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Ray has competed in triathlons from sprint to ironman distance (both IM Taupo and Challenge Wanaka). Consequently he is aware of the importance of balancing training with lifestyle, thus complimenting other important aspects of an athlete’s life (family, work, study commitments etc…). • Entering your first triathlon? • Stepping up to a longer distance? • Looking to go faster? • Wanting to turn previous negatives into positives? Ray has coached athletes to achieve these and more. Training programmes are accessible online, so athletes can be located anywhere and still reap the benefits of Ray’s coaching. Contact him to discuss how he can assist you to achieve your goals.
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