Mango Salsa Recipe

It’s mango season in South Florida, so beware of falling mangos and whip up our Mango Salsa Recipe! This is a perfect summertime salsa that’s delicious on chips, tacos or grilled meats.

Mango Salsa Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 large mango or 2 small mangos, diced small*
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced small
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
  • 1 tablespoon red onion, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • salt to taste

 

Instructions

  1. Stir all ingredients together
  2. Serve with chips, fish or chicken tacos or on grilled shrimp, fish or chicken
  3. Optional: add 1 diced avocado to make Mango Avocado Salsa

*Not sure how to cut a mango? Let the photo below guide you!


 

Fun Mango Facts:

  • Many of the historic neighborhoods we meander through on our Dixie Dining Corridor Food Tour used to be mango orchards.
  • Tropical Acres Farms, 1010 Camellia Road, located near the Palm Beach Zoo grows over 250 varieties of mangos! If you’re in the area, stop by to sample a few.
  • With so many varieties, expect many shapes, sizes and colors plus slight variations in taste and texture.
  • Mangos pack a nutritious punch! A 1 cup serving provides 100% of your daily vitamin C, 35% of your vitamin A and 12% of your fiber.
  • Mangos are the most popular fruit worldwide with more mangos eaten every day than any other fruit!
  • Is it ripe? With so many colors of mangos, the squeeze test is the best way to tell if it’s ripe…it should yield to gentle pressure.
  • Giving someone a basket of mangos is considered a gesture of friendship in India. Lucky for me, I have friends with mango trees who frequently display this gesture of friendship here in West Palm Beach.
  • The paisley pattern is based on the shape of a mango.
  • If you order a fish taco in South Florida, it will likely be topped with a mango salsa.
  • Mangos make great salsa!

 

Hungry for more mango recipes? Try our Mango Smoothie Recipe!

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