Mango is used to make juices, smoothies, ice cream, fruit bars, raspados, aguas frescas, pies and sweet chili sauce, or mixed with chamoy, a sweet and spicy chili paste. It is popular on a stick dipped in hot chili powder and salt or as a main ingredient in fresh fruit combinations.
As as side dish this recipe serves 4.
What you need:
* 1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted, and diced (about 1 1/2 cup) (See: How to Cut a Mango)
* 1/2 medium red onion, finely chopped
* 1 Jalapeño chile, minced
* 1 cucumber, peeled and diced
* 3 Tbsp fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
* 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice
* Salt and pepper to taste
What you do:
Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
If the salsa ends up being a little too hot or acidic for your taste, you can temper it by adding some diced avocado and/or sugar.