What Is Mango Avocado Salsa?

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  • Written By: D. Grey
  • Edited By: Susan Barwick
  • Last Modified Date: 22 May 2018
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Mango avocado salsa is a mango-based sauce with a sweet and hot taste. It is not difficult to prepare and goes with many main dishes of different cultures. This blend is usually served alongside pork, chicken, or fish, but it is also served as a snack or appetizer with tortilla chips. The individual preparing the recipe might modify the ingredients in order to make the dish hotter or milder as they prefer.

The primary ingredients for mango avocado salsa are mango fruits and avocado fruits. One avocado and one mango, together with one lime, one small onion, one habanero pepper, fresh cilantro and salt, produce eight servings of this side dish. Habanero peppers can be substituted with red bell peppers for a milder, less spicy taste. Garlic, olive oil, and tomatoes are often added for extra flavor along with black beans and corn.

The mango fruit is almost always peeled, seeded, and diced, while the avocado is peeled, pitted and also diced. Fresh cilantro and garlic are minced; onions are chopped; and the lime is squeezed for its juice. These ingredients are then combined in a bowl to create the salsa, which is usually refrigerated for 30 minutes before the dish is served to allow the flavors to fully blend into one another.


There are many different variations of this recipe, and chefs will often be creative with them by serving the salsa alongside shrimp skewers or chicken tacos. Mango avocado salsa is a popular recipe in restaurants and in the home. For individuals concerned about healthy eating, it is a quickly modified and generally acceptable side dish for most meals.

Mango avocado salsa is easy and quick to prepare and can accompany many different meals. This dish goes well with fish, white fish fillets such as halibut, in particular. The combination of a fruit-based sauce with fish can be a very appealing meal for health-conscious individuals who would like to add variety to their diet.

The short preparation time for this kind of salsa and many of the complimentary meals to go alongside it may also make it appealing to those who have limited time to cook for themselves. Mango avocado salsa offers an alternative to other commonly used sauces, and in some cultures is considered an unusual food experience. This salsa may be a good choice for individuals seeking a change of pace, by adding a touch of tropical fruit to their meal.



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