Chili’s Caribbean Salad – An Explosive Serving of Island Flavor

Nothing spells summer like the intoxicating aroma of sizzling island spices! And Chili’s Caribbean Salad brings the flavor right to your dinner table. A combination of traditional salad ingredients, creamy coconut dressing, and a generous sprinkling of Caribbean spices, this dish is sure to be a hit with the entire family.


•2 cups mixed salad greens of your choice
•1/2 cup diced pineapple
•1/4 cup red onions, diced
•1/4 cup toasted coconut flakes
•1 mango, diced
•2 Tablespoons olive oil
•1 teaspoon Jamaican jerk seasoning
•1 teaspoon Mexican oregano
•1/4 cup cilantro
•Creamy Coconut Dressing:
•1/4 cup coconut milk
•1/4 cup light mayonnaise
•2 Tablespoons olive oil
•1 tablespoon lime juice
•1 garlic clove, minced
•1 teaspoon honey
•1 teaspoon Jamaican jerk seasoning


1. Preheat a heavy skillet over medium-high heat and add the olive oil.
2. Add the red onions and cook, stirring frequently, for 3-4 minutes.
3. Add the pineapple, mango, and jerk seasoning and sauté for an additional 2-3 minutes.
4. Remove the skillet from the heat and set aside to cool.
5. In a small bowl, whisk together the coconut milk, mayonnaise, olive oil, lime juice, garlic clove, honey, and jerk seasoning until fully combined.
6. Place the salad greens in a large bowl, top with the cooled onion-pineapple-mango mixture, and sprinkle with toasted coconut flakes, cilantro, and a light drizzling of the creamy coconut dressing
7. Serve and enjoy!

A Unique Combination of Taste and Texture

Chili’s Caribbean Salad is an exciting, flavorful dish that brings together the freshness of greens, the sweetness of mango and pineapple, and the zing of island spices. Its mix of textures, from the crunchy pineapple and coconut flakes to the creamy dressing and savory roasted vegetables, makes it an interesting and complex medley of flavors that is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.

This unique recipe combines the best aspects of Caribbean cuisine, utilizing traditional island ingredients and spices, while adding a modern twist. It pairs perfectly with grilled fish or chicken and pairs great with a fruity cocktail – just add a splash of rum and you’re in true island paradise! Whether you’re looking for something light and healthy or a delicious dish to spice up your weekly dinner, Chili’s Caribbean Salad will surely deliver.