Sticky mango and chilli chicken skewers

SA Mango Growers' Association
4 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 30 mins
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Served with a fresh mango salsa it's the perfect recipe to show off seasonal mangoes and embrace mango madness!

By Independent Contributor December 14 2023
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Ingredients (17)

8 or 800 g chicken thighs — deboned and skinned, cubed
For the marinade
1 mango — chopped
4 tbsp honey
pinch of dried red chilli flakes
2 garlic cloves — crushed
1 tbsp fresh ginger — finely grated
1 tsp ground cumin
Juice of ½ lemon
1/2 cup fresh coriander — chopped
pinch of sea salt flakes — or to taste
freshly ground black pepper — to taste
For the mango salsa
1 mango
2 spring onions — chopped
1 red paprika pepper — seeded and chopped
Juice of 1 lime
1 green chilli — seeded and finely chopped
1/2 cup fresh mint — snipped
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To make the marinade, place all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Place the chicken thighs in a mixing bowl and pour the marinade over, toss to combine, cover, and refrigerate for about 2 hours or overnight.

Thread chicken evenly onto 8 previously soaked bamboo skewers and set aside.

Prepare your braai to your liking and braai the skewers turning them often until cooked through. Once cooked set aside to rest for a few minutes before serving.

For the salsa, combine, the mango, spring onion, pepper, juice, chili and mint and serve with the skewers.

For more mango recipes, visit, like @SAMangoes on Facebook and follow @MangoesSA on Instagram.

Reprinted with permission from South African Mango Growers’ Association (SAMGA).

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