Episode 110: Yum Kippers—Fish Gets Smoked

Mango Salsa


A simple and colorful salsa. It’s sweet and crunchy, with a nice ginger-habañero bite. Serve this fiery Mango Salsa with Grilled Florida Lobster, Rum Butter Basted.


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Mango Salsa

Recipe Notes

  • Yield: Makes 4 cups


  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 3 cups diced ripe mango
  • ½ English (hot house) cucumber, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • ¼ cup finely diced red onion
  • ½ habanero or Scotch bonnet chile, seeded and minced
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped candied ginger
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint

Recipe Steps

1: Combine the lime juice and sugar in a bowl and whisk until the sugar is dissolved. Add the remaining ingredients and gently toss to mix. Serve within a few hours of making.

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