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Consume Yourself: Kerri’s Signature Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa


It’s one of my favorite times of the year, mango season. In the summer, they’re easy to find and decently priced. And, if you’re lucky like I am, you could have a mother who provides you with a steady supply of these succulent and refreshing fruit.

One of the perks of having such a large supply of mangoes is concocting new ways to prepare them. One of my experiments, Mango Salsa, became an instant hit and also one of my signature recipes. I’m always asked to make it at home or bring it to parties. It’ll keep people ranting and raving and the best part is that it takes very little effort to prepare.



– 1 Large Tomato

– 1 Ripe Mango

– 1/2 cup fresh Cilantro, chopped

– 1 tsp Sea Salt

– 1/2 cup Orange Juice

– 1/4 of a Large Red Onion

– 1 Lime



Gather ingredients.

Mango Salsa Ingredients


Start off by dicing up the tomato. Set aside in a large mixing bowl.

Dicing Tomato


Peel the mango and discard the skin.

Peel Mango


Slice a few horizontal and vertical lines into the flesh of the mango, creating a grid-like pattern. Slice off the layers of mango until you reach the pit, creating little cubes. Add to the mixing bowl.

Cubing Mangos


Chop up the cilantro.

Chop Cilantro


Add the chopped cilantro to the mixing bowl.

Add Cilantro


Add the juice of one lime to the mixture.

Juicing Lime


Add the orange juice.

Add Orange Juice


Sprinkle the sea salt into the bowl.

Add Sea Salt


Finally, dice up the onion and add it to the mixing bowl.

Diced Onions


Give it a good stir and it’s ready to go!

Final Mango Salsa


See what I mean? So simple, yet so good.

I usually pair it up with blue corn tortilla chips, making the perfect snack to satisfy a sweet and salty craving. It’s also fabulous baked on top of fish or garnished over fish tacos. Try it out and tell me what your favorite thing to pair it up with is!





3 thoughts on “Consume Yourself: Kerri’s Signature Mango Salsa

  1. This salsa looks delicious :-)

    Posted by keepcalmandcook | May 30, 2012, 4:55 PM
  2. Pineapple is good in it too.

    Posted by Abby | May 30, 2012, 9:36 PM

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