Chicken Buddha Bowl with Spicy Mango Sauce

A chicken buddha bowl with mango and avocado.

5 from 3 reviews

Nourish your body with this Chicken Buddha Bowl packed with spicy broccoli, roasted sweet potato, avocado, and a spicy yet light mango sauce for a perfect and hearty lunch or dinner. It’s definitely customizable based on what you have on hand and dietary preferences.


  • 1 medium sweet potato, diced into 1” pieces
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 lb. boneless and skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon chili paste
  • 2 cups baby spinach or thinly sliced kale
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 mango, cubed
  • 1 cup cooked rice or quinoa (optional)
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish

Mango Dressing:

  • 1 cup diced fresh mango
  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Pinch red pepper flakes


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F
  2. Add sweet potato, broccoli florets, olive oil and a big pinch of fine sea salt and black pepper and toss to coat. Evenly spread the veggies on the pan, and push aside a little space in the middle. Place chicken breasts in the middle, and rub a splash of olive oil, salt and pepper on top. Bake on the lower rack until veggies are tender and chicken is cooked through to 165ºF, about 30-40 minutes. Start checking the chicken at 30 minutes, and remove from the oven if done before veggies are tender.
  3. Meanwhile, make mango dressing: add diced mango, coconut milk, vinegar, honey and red pepper flakes to a blender. Blend together until smooth and creamy. Set aside until ready to use.
  4. Let chicken rest for 5 minutes before dicing.
  5. Toss sweet potatoes and broccoli together with chili paste. Set aside to slightly cool.
  6. Divide greens, chicken, sweet potatoes, broccoli and rice among four bowls. Top with avocado and mango and a sprinkle of sesame seeds. Drizzle mango sauce on top.
  7. Serve warm.


This recipe was originally published in 2016, and republished with new photos and an updated recipe in 2021.



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