Tropical Fusion: Mango Sticky Rice with Grilled Chicken


Experience a unique culinary delight with our Tropical Fusion: Mango Sticky Rice with Grilled Chicken. This dish combines the sweet, creamy flavors of traditional Thai mango sticky rice with the savory, smoky notes of perfectly grilled chicken. It's a fusion that celebrates the contrast of flavors and textures, offering a refreshing and satisfying meal.

Tropical Fusion: Mango Sticky Rice with Grilled Chicken

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes (plus soaking time for rice)
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 portion of chicken and sticky rice

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 550 kcal
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbohydrates: 70g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Sodium: 700mg
  • Sugar: 30g


  • Chicken Breast (boneless, skinless): 4 pieces (about 600g or 1.32 lbs or 21 oz)
  • Sticky Rice: 200g (7 oz)
  • Ripe Mangoes: 2, sliced
  • Coconut Milk: 400ml (13.5 oz)
  • Sugar: 50g (1.76 oz)
  • Fish Sauce: 1 tbsp
  • Soy Sauce: 1 tbsp
  • Garlic: 2 cloves, minced
  • Ginger: 1 tbsp, minced
  • Lime Juice: 2 tbsp
  • Salt and Pepper: To taste
  • Fresh Cilantro: For garnish

Method of Preparation

  1. Marinate Chicken: Mix fish sauce, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and lime juice. Marinate chicken for 30 minutes.
  2. Grill Chicken: Grill until cooked through and slightly charred. Set aside.
  3. Prepare Sticky Rice: Soak rice for an hour, steam until tender.
  4. Make Coconut Sauce: Heat coconut milk and sugar until dissolved. Mix half with the cooked rice.
  5. Serve: Place sticky rice on a plate, top with sliced mangoes. Serve grilled chicken on the side. Drizzle remaining coconut sauce over the rice.
  6. Garnish: Sprinkle with cilantro.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Use ripe mangoes for natural sweetness.
  • Allow the rice to soak for enough time for the best texture.
  • Grill the chicken over medium heat to ensure it's cooked evenly without burning.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use a different type of rice?

Sticky rice is ideal for this dish due to its texture and flavor.

How can I make the sauce sweeter?

Adjust the sugar according to your taste preference.

Can I prepare this dish in advance?

Yes, but it's best served fresh for the optimal taste and texture.