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Grilled Espresso Adobo Chicken with Mango Melon Salad


Grilled Espresso Adobo Chicken with Mango Melon Salad

Grilled Espresso Adobo Chicken with Mango Melon Salad
PREP TIME: 30min COOK TIME: 35min
Serves 4

  • 580
  • 44g
  • 1280mg
  • 8g
    Sat. Fat
  • 33g
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Ingredients Ingredients


1 tbsp.ground Café GOYA® espresso or coffee

1 tbsp.GOYA® Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper

1/2 tbsp.ground chili powder or ancho chili powder

1 tbsp.brown sugar

3 large scallions

1 lime

2–3 tbsp.GOYA® Honey

1/2 small seedless watermelon, cut into ¾-inch pieces, about 3 cups

1 medium cucumber, quartered lengthwise and sliced

1 mango, cubed

3 tbsp.fresh mint, chopped, plus sprigs for garnish

Step 1

Step 1


In a small dish, combine the espresso, adobo seasoning, chili powder and sugar. Rub the spice mixture all over the chicken pieces and let them stand for 15 minutes.

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Step 2

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Step 2


Preheat an oiled grill or grill pan over medium heat. Place the chicken pieces on the grill. Cover and grill them, turning frequently, until browned on all sides and cooked through, about 35 minutes. Chicken is done when a meat thermometer inserted in the thickest part reaches 180° F. Transfer chicken to a serving platter. Grill the scallions for 4 minutes, remove them from the grill and then chop them into ½-inch pieces.

Step 3

Step 3


Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the zest of ½ lime, the juice of 1 whole lime and the honey. Stir until blended. Toss in watermelon, cucumber, mango, mint and the chopped scallions. Set aside until ready to serve.

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Serve the chicken breasts with the mango melon salad on the side.

tip TIP

TIP: Taste and adjust the amount of honey, depending on the sweetness of your fruit.

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Grilled Espresso Adobo Chicken with Mango Melon Salad

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