Mango Chicken Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

Mango Chicken Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

This Mango Chicken Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing is one of my favorite healthy salad recipes right now! It’s so fresh and full of vibrant colors and nutrients. I love sneaking in raw fruits and vegetables to get in the extra Vitamin C and antioxidants.

When paired with my cilantro lime dressing, this creamy salad will quickly make it on your regular rotation of healthy meals – I guarantee! It’s gluten free, grain free, high protein, and dairy free!

How to Meal Prep this Mango Chicken Salad Recipe

  • Option #1: Pre-cut and pre-portion out all of the individual ingredients. Then, you can toss it together when ready to serve.
  • Option #2: Or, you can pre-assemble this salad. It’ll last up to 3 days in the fridge with the cilantro lime dressing mixed in.
  • Note: The cilantro lime dressing can be prepped up to 5-7 days in advance and served on any of your favorite salad recipes.

Mango Chicken Salad Recipe Video

Mango Chicken Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

3.5 from 11 votes
Recipe by Kayla Chandler Course: Lunch, Salads, DinnerDifficulty: Easy


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This healthy salad recipe is perfect as a healthy lunch option and can be prepped up to 3 days in advance.


  • For the Salad (makes 3 servings)
  • 2-3 C. Romaine Lettuce, rinsed & chopped

  • 2 C. Mango, peeled & chopped

  • 1.5 C. Cucumber, chopped

  • 1 C. Tomato, de-seeded & diced

  • 1 C. Bell Pepper, de-seeded & chopped

  • 1/2 C. Red Onion, chopped

  • 1/2 C. Kalamata Olives

  • 12 oz Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts (pre-seasoned & cooked, shredded)

  • For the Cilantro Lime Dressing (makes 6 servings)
  • 1 Small Bundle Cilantro (or 1/2 of a large bundle)

  • 1/3 C. Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Avocado Oil

  • 1/4 C. Raw, Unroasted, Unsalted Cashews

  • 3 Tbsp Lime Juice

  • 2 tsp Raw Honey

  • 1 Garlic Clove

  • 1 Jalapeno, de-seeded & roughly chopped

  • 1/2-1 tsp Sea Salt

  • Pepper, to taste

  • 2-4 Tbsp Water, depending on how thin or thick you want the consistency


  • For the Salad
  • Add all ingredients to a large salad bowl. Toss to combine.
  • For the Dressing
  • Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • For Assembly
  • Pour 1/2 of the dressing mixture over the salad and toss to combine. Cover and store in fridge for up to 3 days. **Remaining salad dressing can be used for later in the week to make another serving of this salad or frozen for up to 30 days.

Notes & Nutrition

  • NUTRITIONServing Size: 1/3 of recipe Calories: 503kcal Carbohydrates: 31g Protein: 39g Fat: 24g Fiber: 7g Sugar: 22g

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One Comment

  1. This was yummy. I forgot the jalapeƱo but it was still really good.


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