Chicken and Shrimp Salad with Fresh Mango Dressing

Chicken and Shrimp Salad with Fresh Mango Dressing

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 10 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

The fresh mango brings tropical and sweet undertones of flavor to this fresh and simple salad recipe.


  • 8 ounces boneless, skinless poached chicken breasts, shredded
  • 1 small ripe mango, diced and divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated lime zest
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum
  • 1/2 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 cups baby spinach, washed and dried
  • 8 ounces small shrimp, cooked, deveined and halved lengthwise


  1. Using a food processor, blend 1/4 cup of the mango, the lime zest and juice, the oil, rum, jalapeño, mint, garlic and the1/2 teaspoon of salt together until smooth and creamy.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, chicken, shrimp and remaining mango and sprinkle with a pinch of salt.
  3. Add the mango salad dressing and toss to coat.

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