Mango Chicken over Zoodles

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Another yummy recipe from Pamela’s Paleo Life Kitchen!  Sweet.  Savory.  Oh, so tasty!

1/4 cup coconut oil
1-2 lbs diced chicken thigh
1-2 lbs diced mangoes
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp cloves
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
minced chives, scallions and/or cilantro
2 large zucchini cut into “zoodles”
coconut milk can be added if you like a creamy sauce (optional)
sweet or hot peppers may also be added (optional)

Melt coconut oil in a pan; add diced chicken thighs.  Brown until fully cooked.  Set aside.  

Add more coconut oil if desired, then add 1-2 lbs diced mango (I used 2 pouches of Trader Joe’s frozen organic mangoes, thawed).  Seasonings to taste: salt, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, chives, scallions and cilantro.  Cook on medium-high until juices form a sauce.

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When saucy, add pre-cooked diced chicken thigh.  Heat through to meld flavors.  Set aside.

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Sautee zucchini “zoodles” in coconut oil until “al dente”.

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Plate by using zoodles as the base and spoon the mango chicken mixture over the top.
Garnish with chives, scallions and/or cilantro.  Enjoy!

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