Tropical fruit and spice chicken


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time25 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Tropical fruit and spice chicken

Roberto Caruso

Chatelaine Triple Tested


  • 2 tbsp medium or hot Indian curry paste

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts

  • 1 tsp vegetable oil

  • 2 firm, ripe mangoes, peeled and sliced


  • BRUSH curry paste on chicken. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium. Add oil, then chicken. Cook 4 min per side. Push chicken to side of pan.

  • ADD mangoes and 1/2 cup water. Cover and cook 5 min. Remove lid and continue cooking until chicken is fully cooked and sauce is slightly thickened, 3 to 5 more min. Slice chicken into thick pieces and serve with mangoes and pan sauce.

Gear tip

No lid? Use 1 or 2 large pieces of foil instead. Or try a baking sheet.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 265, Protein 31g, Carbohydrates 19g, Fat 7g, Fibre 2g, Sodium 280mg.

Wine pairing

Tropical fruit and spice chicken

Fragrant Gewürzt Gewürztraminer is a perfect mate for hot, spicy dishes. Its rose-blossom perfume and honeylike sweetness work in harmony with the Indian flavours of Tropical Fruit & Spice Chicken. Bonus: The winery is passionate about sustainability. Our Pick: Fetzer Gewürztraminer, U.S., $13.