Here’s a salad recipe that’s hearty, quick and satisfies even the pickiest of eaters!

With tender, roasted chicken, flavorful black beans and sweet, tangy mango, this Mango and Black Bean Chicken salad hits every flavor note without guilt. Whether you’re making a quick dinner, a lunch-to-go, or serving up a meal for company – this salad is truly a winner.

It’s a delightful medley of textures and tastes that’s sure to please your palate and leave you feeling satisfied. Plus, it’s packed with protein, fiber, and nutrients to keep you fueled and energized.

Whether you’re looking to whip up a quick and easy dinner, preparing a lunch-to-go for work or school, or serving up a delicious meal for friends and family, this salad is sure to be a winner. It’s versatile enough to be enjoyed on its own, served over a bed of crisp lettuce leaves, or even piled high on a bed of shredded green cabbage for an extra crunch.

As an added bonus, this salad is incredibly customizable. Feel free to swap out the black beans for your favorite type of bean, switch up the protein by using turkey or sausage instead of chicken, or add in some extra veggies like diced bell peppers or cherry tomatoes for added color and flavor. The possibilities are endless, so don’t be afraid to get creative!

As another serving option, you could present the salad on large lettuce leaves or place over shredded green cabbage. Also feel free to experiment with the ingredients – swap out the black beans for your favorite type bean and switch up the protein from chicken to turkey or sausage. Enjoy!

What you need

Serves 6

1 (15oz) can of black beans, drained and rinsed

1 small mango, pitted, peeled and diced

1 cup chopped roasted chicken, chopped

1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or more to taste

1 Tablespoon fresh orange juice

3 Tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped

Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl and refrigerate until you’re ready to serve. Enjoy!


One serving equals 287 calories, 2g fat, 24mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate, 11g fiber, and 22g protein.

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