Juliann's StoryThis is a delicious sweet and spicy fruit salsa. Great with grilled seafood, chicken or meat.
I like to eat it just with taco chips. It does not last long at our house. This salsa does not take tomatos. Enjoy
ripe sweet mango cut into small cubes
slices of fresh sweet pinapple; diced small
purple onion diced
red pimento sweet pepper diced
diced fresh cilantro
garlic minced fine
jalapenos seeded and deveined, diced small
serrano chile, seeded and deveined, diced small
can goya tamarind juice or 2 tablespoons tamarind paste, can be pourchased in the latin food market.
salt & pepper
1Mix all of the above cut fruit, veggies and cilantro together in a big bowl,
2In a glass pour lime juice, honey, tamarind juice or paste, If using paste dissolve well with a fork in the lime juice, add the salt and pepper and pour over the fuit and veggies. mix well taste to see if you have enough salt & pepper. Serve with taco chips or as an accompaniment to a meat, seafood or poultry dish. Enjoy
Robin DuPree robdupree - Aug 19, 2010
Juliann, this is a great recipe...
Paula Ayala Love2CookLatino - Sep 2, 2010
This looks really yummy. I bet it would be good with sweet plantain chips you can get at the store. I will definitely have to try this recipe.
Lillian Russo Lilliancooks - Oct 15, 2010
Hi Juliann! I want to make this tomorrow but I couldn't get the tamarind juice...can I just use extra lime juice and some lemon juice? I love mango salsa! I usually buy it at Costco, but I'm sure this is much better!
Lillian Russo Lilliancooks - Oct 16, 2010
I made this today and it was very good! So much better than the one from Costco because this has such a nice fresh taste and the texture is slightly crunchy...not mushy like the jarred kind! I used lemon zest and extra lime juice because I didn't have the tamarind juice. I didn't use the serrano chile and I used a jarred, tamed, jalapeno pepper because I'm wimpy when it comes to spiciness! this all worked out perfectly! We ate this with tortilla chips! Here is my photo of this...