March Recipes – Think Green


If you want to have a lucky March, think “Green”. This is the month of green leprechauns, green four leaf clovers, and the “Luck of the Irish”. Your “pot of gold” will be at the end of each delicious recipe you serve.

Chicken, Kiwi, and Mango Salad

Prep 35 minutes. TOTAL 35 minutes
4 MAIN COURSE SERVINGS For a tangier salad, substitute yogurt for half the mayo.
CALORIES 490 FAT 31 g Fiber 3 g

2 tablespoon fresh grated ginger
½ cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon finely grated lime peel
2 cups cooked diced chicken from store-bought rotisserie chicken
1 ½ large mango’s, peeled, pitted, cut into ½-inch cubes (about 2 cups)
1 ½ pounds kiwi, cut into ½ -inch cubes (about 2 cups), divided
1 tablespoon sliced fresh mint plus sprigs (for garnish)
8 cups chopped romaine lettuce
¼ cup roasted cashews, halved

Place grated ginger in a small strainer over a bowl. Press on solids to extract 4 teaspoons ginger juice; discard solids in strainer. Stir mayonnaise, ginger juice, lime juice, and lime peel in a medium bowl. Add chicken, mango pieces, 1 ½ cups kiwi cubes, and sliced mint; toss to coat. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Divide lettuce among 4 bowls; mound chicken atop lettuce. Scatter cashews and remaining kiwi cubes over; garnish with mint sprigs.


Walking into the bar, Mike said to Charlie the bartender, “Pour me a stiff one. I just had another fight with the little woman”.
“Oh yeah”? said Charlie, “And how did this one end”?
“When it was over”, Mike replied, “She came to me on her hands and knees”.
“Really”, said Charles, “Now that’s a switch! What did she say”?
She said, “Come out from under the bed, you little chicken”.


This recipe has been brought to you by our good friends at bon appétit magazine. Visit their web site at


About lettucemakeyoulaugh

Chef Jill Lundberg shares catering secrets and recipes, goofs and jokes, straight from the heart. This is one blog you don't wanna miss!
This entry was posted in Recipes from Jill and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s