This easy and fresh summer mango salsa recipe is terrific for scooping up with chips. I bet you will see it disappear in a snap when served with corn chips (tortillas).
Serve it as a spread over bread or grilled fish or chicken you have meal on the plate. Easy summer mango salsa heralds the arrival of summer. Let’s get those picnic hats out.
Mango salsa is one of those most simple yet delicious dip or side recipe. This 10 minute mango salsa is all you need to your summer party started. 10 minutes I say for all the chopping work to get done.
I wouldn’t brag but I posses decent knife skills of which i’m proud of. No I don’t chop like frantic chefs that you see on those TV shows :D. And I do chop like a typical home chef and not a profession, but still I believe my chopping skills is great, yea :D. Wait……Does that sound like bragging anyways? LOL
The thing with salsa is you can chop the ingredients as fine/small as you like. But with mangoes it’s better when you have them cut in chunks, not so large and not so tiny too. With mangoes you want to get a mouth full of those delicious mangoes to enjoy, relish and take it all in slowly. Mmmmmm
The mango adds a slight sweetness to the salsa and paired with the tang from the lime and spiciness from the jalapenos, it was truly a treat for my taste buds. Bright vibrant colored summer salsa makes a perfect dip and spread for any parties to get started.
Mangoes in India are much sweeter (I guess), I haven’t actually tasted the mangoes from other countries, but heard quite a lot from friends who come back from foreign and say the Indian mangoes are so much more better than any other mangoes.
So if you are using any sweet mango for making this salsa do try to oomph it up with a little extra jalapeno to get that extra kick. By now you guys know my love affair with spices and spicy savory food.
I love all things spicy, I use jalapenos with seeds, yes seeds on. Personally I think some extra spice is needed to balance out the sweet from mangoes. And for extra crunch I added red bell peppers too. It was truly the best homemade salsa.
I served it with corn nachos and also used them up in fish tacos.
If you haven’t tried fish tacos with fruity mango salsa then you are in for a treat! I’ve had many tacos before, but I never had a fish taco that was as DELICIOUS and fresh as these.
This is everything you need for the warmer days – well seasoned tilapia fish, fruity summery easy to make and ridiculously tasty summer salsa all folded in a warm corn tortillas from the grill.
A perfect summer meal that you can easily carry it on for summer picnic in your basket too. It’s fun layering up and building your own taco while you sit under the shade of a tree with sweet breeze. Get the kids to build their own tacos. It’s a wonderful fun time with family.
How to make Fresh Summer Mango Salsa Recipe
This summer salsa is super easy to make and perfect for summer. I can safely say this mango salsa recipe has sure to become a new favorite!
Chopping the ingredients –
This is probably the only job you need to do. Chopping! I love to chop all the ingredients except mangoes really fine as possible. Use a good sharp knife to chop them fast and fine. I diced the mangoes.
- Toss all together.
- Squeeze lime juice.
- Add salt to taste.
- Serve it up.
How To Cut Mango?
Select a nice firm and ripe mango first. Very important step. Wash the mangoes well. Slice each side just past the seed. Make the same cut on the other side. You got out most of the mango flesh.
Then cut the flesh into grid like pattern without going through the skin(first slice the flesh without going through the skin, turn it and make dice cut again without going through the skin). Use a large spoon to scoop out the flesh from skin. You have diced mangoes – nice and easy.
This salsa is ridiculously easy and is perfect for summer, with a fun fresh and vibrant look. And it tastes SO GOOD!
Pair this easy and fresh mango salsa with nachos, chips, or fill it in tacos, or use it to dress up your grilled fish, chicken, they just make a perfect summer delight!
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Easy and Fresh Summer Mango Salsa Recipe
- Mixing Bowl
- 3 number Ripe mangoes peeled, pitted and diced
- 1 no Red onions chopped fine
- 1/2 Red bell peppers diced
- 1 no Jalapenos diced
- Salt to taste
- 3 tablespoon Lime juice
- 4 tablespoon Coriander leaves finely chopped
- Peel and chop ripe mango into small cubes/pieces. Chop onions, tomatoes, pickled jalapenos, coriander leaves into small pieces.
- Add all the ingredients to a medium bowl and toss gently.
- Serve them with nacho chop, over tacos, quesadillas, or as side for nachos, grilled fish, chicken.
- Adjust Heat - Jalapenos to be adjusted as per taste. Depending on the heat, use jalapenos as per your spice preference.
- Frozen Mangoes - Can easily use frozen mangoes when mangoes are not in season. Drfrost frozen mangoes, drain all the juices and you are good to go.
- Canned Mangoes - I wouldn't recommend canned mangoes for salsa recipe. As canned mangoes are loaded with sugar. Mangoes naturally has enough sweetness and using canned mangoes even after rinsing it does not remove all the extra sugar added to it for canning. But if you do not any other option left and canned mangoes are your only choice, then you can use canned mangoes. Make sure to drain canned mangoes, rinse it well and then use it to make salsa recipe.
- Mango Salsa Variation - Feel free to change the recipe depending on your preference. Add avocados, chopped strawberries, diced tomatoes.
- Serve it up - Mango salsa serves great with tortilla chips. It's also a great accomplishment for fish, shrimp, pork, chicken, tacos.
This post was originally posted in June 2015. We updated the post with new photos and video.