20 May 2012

Lime Chicken and Mango Wrap

Mangoes are my favorite fruit.

One, they taste AMAZING. Two, they are a gorgeous color, my favorite color: school bus yellow! Three, they taste AMAZING! (wait, didn't I already...?)

So the photos came out awful, but I can't get over how good this wrap was, so simple, so TASTY! So I had to share. I know, I'm such a giving person. And humble. Oh so humble.

So most people I know are SO frustrated when cutting and/or eating a mango. But this is what my mom would cut a mango for me when I was younger. Because it reminded me of a hedgehog. And those things are hella cute ;)

Now all you have to do is scoop this out with a spoon:

Voila! Along with some chopped red pepper, what a colorful lot!

Now I wanted a wrap that would scream at me. Scream: SUMMER! Eat me! And eat it I did.

And it was good.

What you'll need:

-1/4 cup cooked chicken, diced
-juice of 1/2 a lime
-1 teaspoon white sugar
-1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
-1/2 mango, cut into cubes
-1/4 cup red pepper, cut into cubes
-1 wrap


    1.   In a small bowl, combine the lime juice, white sugar, oregano, salt, and vinegar.
    2.   In a lightly sprayed skillet, fry the chicken on medium heat. Pour the lime mixture on top
    3.  Place chicken, mango and red pepper on the wrap, and assemble. Enjoy!

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  1. The mango lime flavor combo is pretty genius in my opinion! I know I'd love these wraps!

  2. beautiful wrap..colourful and flavourful...pretty good..i feel lke trying it out right now!

  3. I think the photos look fine :) the wrap looks awesome, I am always looking for new things to do with mangoes.

  4. That looks incredibly delicious! The flavors of mango and chicken is making me drool.

  5. This sounds crazy good! I love mangoes, too! Mangoes and Avocados are the only thing I miss about Southern California... =) Well... besides friends of course, but that's neither here nor there... =)

  6. Cathleen, you are a woman of my heart! Mangoes and peppers together in lime chicken sounds fantastic. I'm making something similar tonight for the food matters project. P.S. I cut my mangoes just like that too!

  7. that's exactly how i would cut my mangos too! i love simple ideas like this with classic flavours!

  8. Interesting wraps with mangoes,perfect for summers!!

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  9. What a lovely idea for a wrap! I love mango and pulled chicken. The lime juice is a fantastic addition.

  10. These really sound delicious. This is my first visit to your blog, so I took some time to browse through your earlier posts. I'm so glad I did that. I really like the food and recipes you share with your readers and I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great weekend. Blessings...Mary

  11. interesting combination of flavours... wrap looks delicious
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  12. LOVE IT! You can't go wrong with mangoes :) We're gonna have a really crappy mango crop this year because its been raining like crazy but this is a recipe well worth saving some of the good ones for!

  13. Wow Chicken and mangoes!! Its a double treat to me I love them both :)

  14. I love mangos with chicken - this looks fantastic!

  15. I'm imaging how good these are with all those wonderful ingredients - love the bright pretty colors!

  16. This is one very easy wrap! Love the lime chicken and its a wonder what mangoes can do, really! It turns a simple dish to a "wow" in matter of seconds.

  17. wraps looks delicious..loved the addition of mangoes..looks yum :) Thanx for stopping by my space :)

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  19. Mangoes in a wrap? Inoovative idea! Thanks for stopping by in my blog! Glad to follow you!

  20. Simply refreshing and very delicious ! Love the mango and lime combo !

  21. I love taking wrap sandwiches on summer picnics. This looks great!

  22. Mangoes in wraps are the new in thing without a doubt - and for good reason, look at how beautiful yours looks :D

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  23. this is also how i cut my mango to cubes! i certainly love these wraps...anytime!!

  24. Yum...this looks delicious...I've never made anything with mangoes, so I can't wait to try it!

  25. That's a yummy and flavorful wrap!!! Nice recipe.


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