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You probably have all the ingredients on hand to make this quick spice rub. Water or chicken stock can be substituted for rum in the mango sauce.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2016


Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and about 1/4 cup sauce)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine rum, mango, and habanero in the bowl of a food processor; process until smooth. Pour mango mixture into a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in vinegar, butter, and 1/8 teaspoon salt; reduce heat, and simmer 6 minutes or until reduced to 1 cup.

  • Combine remaining 3/8 teaspoon salt, garlic powder, and next 5 ingredients (through allspice) in a small bowl. Rub oil evenly over chicken; sprinkle evenly with spice mixture.

  • Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Arrange chicken on pan; grill 5 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut across the grain into thin slices. Serve with mango sauce.

Nutrition Facts

345 calories; fat 13.1g; saturated fat 4.9g; mono fat 4.4g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 37g; carbohydrates 15g; fiber 1.8g; cholesterol 124mg; iron 1mg; sodium 490mg; calcium 27mg; sugars 13g.