My girlfriend invited me to a party the other night and she asked me to make the salsas I wrote about recently. I couldn’t find any ripe avocados so I decided to make them a fresh mango salsa instead. The smaller sized yellow mangos are fantastic right now so i thought I would make a savory dish out of something sweet.
It’s extremely simple and should be adapted to your likes.
Get a few mangos, green chilli peppers, red onions, cumin and coriander seeds, mint, fresh coriander(cilantro), lime juice and zest, pepper and salt.
Cut the mango following its large center seed; score the mango and take a spoon and scoop out the mango.
Toast the coriander and cumin seeds and grind. Using the already powdered form is good as well. I would heat it up in a non stick skillet over medium heat for a minute or so before adding it to the salsa.
Zest the lime and add it with its juice to the mango and spices. Cut the mint, cilantro, onion and green chillis, add them as well. Season to taste and enjoy!
It’s also nice to add something red to the salsa; tomatoes, or red bell peppers, a hot red pepper…
This goes very well with shrimp, calamari, chicken, pork…
If you can, having the 3 salsas together at a party is great. You get a mix of colors, flavors, textures and tastes. Not to mention the varied nutrients and vitamins.
Mango is a good source of vit. A, Beta-Carotene, vit. C and E.