Monday, November 24, 2014

Caribbean Mango Chicken



Caribbean Mango Chicken

A Caribbean inspired marinade for chicken..it is moderately spicy, sweet and tart.  This marinade can be prepared well ahead of time and can be stored in the fridge for over a week. Marinate the chicken with this marinade and bake for grill the chicken . It goes well with fresh mango salsa and rice. Try this tasty chicken, you will surely love it.

Recipe is inspired from here and here

Ingredients 
Chicken pieces-6
(I used thighs and drumsticks)

For the marinade
Mango pulp- 1 1/2 cup
Lemon juice- 1 lemon
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tbs
Pimiento pepper crushed-2
(Or you can used red bell pepper)
Brown sugar- 1 tsp
Molasses- 1 1/2 tbs
Yellow Mustard-2 tbs
Apple cider vinegar- 2 tbs
Smoked paprika- 1 tsp
Dry red chilly crushed - 1/2 tsp (optional)
Black pepper-1/4 tsp
Ground cumin-a pinch
Cinnamon powder- 1/4 tsp
Clove powder- a pinch
Nutmeg- a pinch
Salt to taste




 Mix all ingredients listed under marinade ( except cumin, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg) in a heavy bottom non stick pan. Mix well and simmer in low flame for 6-8 minutes,  or till it thicken to a thick sauce like consistency. Mix in the spice powders and switch off the flame. Check sweetness and salt at this stage and adjust accordingly.Allow this to cool down completely.
Clean and cut chicken pieces. Cut small gashes on the chicken. Pour the marinade over the chicken and spread. Cover with a cling wrap and marinate in refrigerator for 3-4 hours or preferably over night.
Line baking sheet with foil, grease with cooking spray and line the chicken in a single layer.  Bake at 350 degree F for 15 minutes and then raise the oven temperature to 400 degree F for another 10 to 15 minutes.With a knife poke  the thickest part of the chicken, if the juices run clear, the chicken is done. Serve with salsa or fresh salad.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!

6 comments:

  1. sugar n molasses give a nice glaze to the chicken ..i guess this will be little sweeter side compared to our indian chicken .

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  2. this sounds really different... the baked chicken looks so good...

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  3. Looks delish n very unique flavors.ThanQ for sharing,will giv a try...

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  4. looking soooo good n delicious...

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  5. mouthwatering..yummy chicken,will try sometime !!!!

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