The following recipe for chicken breast in fruit sauce has a flavor that appeals to the palates of both children and adults. Therefore, it is very versatile and It can have a very colorful presentation, depending on the fruit we decide to use.
This exquisite but simple dish has an optimal nutritional contribution, since it has many proteins and a minimum amount of fats.
Chicken is the most used white meat in the kitchen. It is a source rich in minerals such as match Y selenium . It also has a high amount of retinol, alpha and beta-carotene, lycopene and, all derivatives of vitamin A.
The fruit sauce is the best accompaniment. Not only because it gives a much more pleasant flavor but because it enhances the softness of the meat.
On the other hand, it can be said that, in general terms, fruits They provide us with multiple nutrients, such as antioxidants . For this recipe, you will need, in particular:
- Mango .
However, you can add others, according to your tastes. Remember that the goal of this preparation is creativity, get out of the routine and eat healthy.
Chicken breast in fruit sauce
This type of sauce is very attractive because it gives a touch of very attractive color to the dish. As you can imagine, the secret is to prepare it with very fresh ingredients and to take care of cooking times.
On the other hand, fruit sauce is an ingredient that can lead us to believe that we are trying a very special dish, when in fact, we are just enjoying a dish that does not require a high degree of culinary expertise.
This recipe for chicken breast in fruit sauce can be enjoyed both on a plate with garnish (rice, potatoes, salads) and inside wheat flour tortillas, by way of Burrito .
- 1 pinch of salt.
- Olive oil.
- 1 breast of chicken (330 g).
- 2 teaspoon of sugar (30 g).
- 1 cup of pineapple in pieces (140 g).
- ½ glass of wine vinegar (40 mL).
- 2 tablespoons of lemon juice (30 mL).
- 2 medium kiwis, peeled and cut (70 g).
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro (10 g).
- 1 medium papaya, peeled, seeded and cut (1 kg).
- ½ jalapeño pepper, without seeds, finely chopped (35 g).
- ½ spoonful of purple onion, finely chopped (10 g).
- 1 medium mango, peeled, without seeds, cut into pieces (400 g).
First, take a chopping board and a fine knife. Peel and cut all the fruits into small pieces. Do not forget to remove the seeds and place them separately.
Once you have done this, place all the fruits in a container, preferably glass, and store it in your refrigerator for 2 or 3 hours. This step is necessary for the taste of all fruits to mix with each other.
While you wait for the fruits to refrigerate and the flavors to mix; You will work with the chicken breast. Place it on a plate and season it evenly with the jalapeño pepper, the half a tablespoon of onion and the pinch of salt.
The idea is to contrast the sweet flavors of the fruit with the spiciness of the chile and the pinch of salt. Once you have the breast ready, place the pan over low heat and proceed to cook the meat.
When you have seasoned the breast, proceed to cook (grilled or grill) with just a touch of olive oil so that it does not stick to the pan. This will keep your recommended intake of fat and calories at bay.
Once ready, remove it from the pan, place it on a separate plate and cover it. In another pot, pour the wine vinegar and teaspoon of sugar and cook over low heat. Keep in mind that this is the base of the fruit sauce which is known as: “gastric”.
Remove the fruits from the refrigerator and place them in the pot with the gastric sauce. Mix them well. Then, spread the chicken breast with a good amount of sauce.
Finally, decorate your plate of chicken breast in fruit sauce with a little chopped parsley and add the two tablespoons of lemon juice. This will give a very sophisticated acid touch.
On the other hand, you can add ½ cup of Apple Roasted in pieces to give a sweet touch. Remember that you can play with some ingredients. Cheer up!