Caribbean Chicken Salad Friday, Oct 11 2013 

2 (8-inch) pita breads
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup lime juice
1 tablespoon Jamaican jerk paste
1 (2 1/2-lb) rotisserie chicken, skin and bones discarded, meat, shredded into bite-size pieces, (3 cups)
2 romaine lettuce hearts, chopped, (12 ozs)
1 mango, peeled, pitted and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 small jícama, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/4 red onion, thinly sliced

Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 425°F. Place pita breads on rimmed baking sheet and bake until crisp and lightly toasted, 12~15 minutes.

Meanwhile, whisk mayonnaise, lime juice, and jerk paste together in large bowl. Add chicken, romaine, mango, jícama, bell pepper, and onion and toss to combine. Cut each pita into quarters and serve with salad.

Serves 4

Cook’s Country #52, recipe card, August/September 2013

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Caribbean Grilled Chicken with Tropical Rice Pilaf Friday, Feb 8 2013 

SERVES 4

½ cup olive oil
6 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Salt and pepper
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1½ pounds)
2 mangos, peeled and cut into 1½-inch cubes
1½ cups white rice
2¼ cups water
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

Whisk oil, garlic, cumin, chili powder, allspice, cinnamon, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper together in large bowl. Toss 1/4 cup marinade mixture with chicken, and half of mango pieces (largest pieces). Place  marinated mango pieces onto four 1/4—inch skewers. Transfer chicken halves and skewered mango pieces to plate and season with salt and pepper.

Heat additional 3 tablespoons marinade mixture in large saucepan over medium—high heat. Add rice and cook, stirring, until rice is opaque. about 3 minutes. Add water and 1 teaspoon salt, bring to boil, reduce heat to simmer, cover, and cook until water is absorbed and rice is tender, about 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, grill chicken breasts and mango skewers over hot fire until chicken registers 160 degrees and mangos are charred, about 6 minutes per side (for each). Transfer to platter and tent with foil.

Chop remaining mango into small pieces, and toss with rice and parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle remaining marinade over chicken. Serve with rice pilaf.

30-minute Suppers Magazine, Summer 2011, Page 14

Pork Mango Kebabs with Chili Lime Glaze Monday, Jun 25 2012 

1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons soy sauce
Finely grated zest of 1 lime
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 pork tenderloins, about 12 oz. each, trimmed, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
2 ripe but firm mangoes, peeled, pitted, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
2 red bell peppers, stemmed, seeded, cut into 1 1/2-inch squares
Salt and pepper

Make glaze: Combine honey, soy sauce, zest, lime juice, chili powder and crushed red pepper in a pan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring, until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Let cool slightly.

Preheat a gas grill on high heat for 10 to 15 minutes with lid closed. Thread pork, mango and peppers, alternating, on 8 large metal skewers, leaving some space between pieces. Place on a baking sheet and season generously with salt and pepper. Brush with glaze. (Discard any leftover glaze.)

Oil grill. Place kebabs on grill, reduce heat to medium-high, close lid and grill for 6 minutes. Turn kebabs and grill until peppers are lightly charred and pork is cooked through, about 6 minutes longer.

Amount per serving: Calories 180, Fat 3g (Sat 1g), Protein 19g, Carbohydrate 20g, Fiber 2g, Cholesterol 55mg, Sodium 351mg

All You, June 2012, Page 71

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Caribbean Grilled Chicken with Tropical Rice Pilaf Wednesday, Jan 25 2012 

SERVES 4

½ cup olive oil
6 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Salt and pepper
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1½ pounds)
2 mangos, peeled and cut into 1½-inch cubes
1½ cups white rice
2¼ cups water
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

Whisk oil, garlic, cumin, chili powder, allspice, cinnamon, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper together in large bowl. Toss 1/4 cup marinade mixture with chicken, and half of mango pieces (citing largest pieces). Thread marinated mango pieces onto four 14—inch metal skewers. Transfer chicken breasts and skewered mango pieces to plate and season with salt and pepper.

Heat additional 3 tablespoons marinade mixture in large saucepan over medium—high heat. Add rice and cook, stirring, until rice is opaque. about 3 minutes. Add water and 1 teaspoon salt, bring to boil, reduce heat to simmer, cover, and cook until water is absorbed and rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, grill chicken breasts and mango skewers over hot fire until chicken registers 160 degrees and mangos are charred, about 6 minutes per side (for each). Transfer to platter and tent with foil.

Chop remaining mango into small pieces, and toss with rice and parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle remaining marinade over chicken. Serve with rice pilaf.

30-minute Suppers Magazine, Summer 2011, Page 14

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Caribbean Pork with Mango Salsa Friday, Apr 1 2011 

In a bowl, combine 1 chopped mango, 2 chopped scallions, 1 tablespoon each olive oil AND fresh lime juice, and 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper; season with salt. Rub 1 pork tenderloin (1 1/4 pounds) with 1 teaspoon olive oil; season with salt and 1 teaspoon ground coriander. Broil, turning occasionally, until cooked through, 12 to 15 minutes. Slice; serve with the salsa and lime wedges.

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