Mango Avocado Chipotle Salsa is beautiful and crazy delicious! Easy and versatile, it’s wonderful in so many different recipes and it will brighten up your summer barbecue or dinner party.Summer’s around the corner, and mango season has begun.
I love celebrating this amazing tropical fruit! Mangoes always inspire me, and are one of my favorite foods on the planet, and they are the number one on my favorite fruits list!
It really doesn’t get much better than a mango at the peak of its season.
What do mangoes taste like?
- There are several different mango varieties and each differs slightly in taste.
- Generally, when ripe, mangoes are soft and juicy.
- The texture can be a bit fibrous when they aren’t ripe — and when they are ripe, the texture is like butter! (Keitt and Ataulfo varieties are known for almost never — if ever — being fibrous.)
- Mangoes are very sweet, subtly tangy with a hint note of honey flavor.
- They have a lovely fragrance, too.
Did you know the pit of a mango is flat? It’s true, and if you haven’t cut a mango before, it could be tricky. Check out my easy-to-follow photographic guide that takes you through the steps of How to Peel and Cut a Mango.
How to Serve Mango Avocado Chipotle Salsa
This summer salsa is so fantastic, so versatile and can be used in so many delicious ways.
- Mix the salsa into different types of salads (fruit salads, green salads).
- Top grilled meats, fish or poultry with it.
- Dip chips into the salsa (of course)!
- Add to lettuce cups with other ingredients, or even on its own.
- Add a spoonful to a pretty endive leaf as an hors d’ouevre or appetizer.
- Serve the salsa as a colorful, fresh condiment for tacos, burritos or tostadas.
- Dare I say, spoon a bit over ice cream? It’s been done, and it’s shockingly tasty!
Mango Avocado Chipotle Salsa is also perfect to serve alongside my favorite Plantain Picadillo Empenadas.
Enjoy this Mango Avocado Chipotle Salsa recipe with absolutely anything you’d like. Perhaps all you need is a spoon!?
This beautiful salsa is easy to make and it's incredibly versatile. It's wonderful in so many different recipes and it will brighten up your summer barbecue or dinner party.
*Makes about 2 cups
- 1 cup mango, small dice (click for How to Cut a Mango)
- 1/3 cup red onion, small dice
- 1/3 cup seeded tomatoes, small dice
- 1/2 cup avocado, small dice
- 1 tablespoon cilantro leaves, finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon chipotles in adobo sauce, finely chopped
- juice of 1 small lime
- salt and finely ground black pepper to taste
Mix everything together in a medium-sized mixing bowl, and season to taste with the salt and pepper. (Here's How to Season to Taste.)
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