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Sunshine in a Bowl: Mango Salsa Recipe, Tips, and Pairings

mango salsa

Sunshine on a plate? Look no further than mango salsa! This vibrant condiment bursts with the essence of summer, offering a delightful mix of sweet, savory, and a touch of heat. It’s the perfect way to add a burst of flavor to countless dishes, from tacos to grilled fish, or simply enjoyed with chips for a refreshing snack.

This recipe takes the classic mango salsa and injects it with a fiery twist using Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce. The result? A vibrant explosion of flavor that will tantalize your taste buds. It’s perfect for those who like things a little spicy but easily adjustable for everyone to enjoy.

Get ready to whip up a taste of sunshine with this simple recipe, complete with helpful tips for customization and delicious pairing ideas!

Here’s what you’ll need for the mango salsa recipe:

  • Luscious ripe mangoes: Choose mangoes that are perfectly ripe, yielding to gentle pressure and bursting with sweetness. Dice them into bite-sized pieces.
  • Red onion for a bit of bite: The red onion adds a sharp counterpoint to the mango’s sweetness. If you prefer a milder flavor, simply soak the chopped onion in cold water for 10 minutes.
  • Fresh parsley, a touch of herbaceousness: Freshly chopped parsley adds a bright, grassy note that complements the other ingredients beautifully.
  • Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce for fiery fun: This is where the heat comes in! Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce will bring a kick of spice to your salsa. Start with a little and gradually add more to reach your perfect level of heat.
  • A squeeze of fresh lime: The acidity of fresh lime juice brightens the flavors and balances the sweetness of the mangoes.
  • A pinch of salt to bring it all together: Salt enhances the overall flavor profile of the salsa. Adjust the amount to your taste.
Mango Salsa
Mango Salsa


    • Mango selection: Choose ripe mangoes that have a slight give when pressed. Underripe mangoes will be tart and lack sweetness.
    • Red onion: Red onion adds a nice bite to the salsa. If you prefer a milder onion flavor, try soaking the diced onion in cold water for 10 minutes before adding it to the salsa.
    • Noubess heat: Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce can vary in intensity depending on the brand. Start with a little and add more to taste. Red onion: If the raw onion flavor is too strong, you can soak the diced onion in cold water for 10 minutes before adding it to the salsa.
    • Freshness is key: Use the freshest ingredients possible for the best flavor.


    The beauty of this fiery mango salsa recipe lies in its versatility. Here are a few variations to tantalize your taste buds and explore different flavor profiles:

    • Tropical Twist: Add a touch of pineapple or chopped papaya for a tropical explosion.
    • Smoky Chipotle: Substitute smoked paprika or a chipotle pepper in adobo sauce for some smoky heat.
    • Black Bean Fiesta: Add a can of drained and rinsed black beans for a heartier salsa, perfect for topping salads or using as a taco filling.
    • Jalapeño Kick: Miss the jalapeño? Dice up half a fresh jalapeño (seeded or not, depending on your spice preference) and add it alongside the red onion.
    • Cilantro Classic: Prefer cilantro to parsley? Swap them out in a 1:1 ratio for a more traditional flavor profile.
    • Tangy Twist: For an extra burst of acidity, add a teaspoon of chopped fresh pineapple or a splash of pineapple juice.
    • Avocado Adventure: Diced avocado adds a creamy richness to the salsa. However, since avocado browns quickly, it’s best to toss it in with fresh lime juice before serving to prevent discoloration.

    Remember: When adding new ingredients, adjust the amount of lime juice and salt to maintain a balanced flavor profile.

    Recipe Pairings:

    Mango salsa is incredibly versatile. Here are some ideas for how to enjoy it:

    • With chips: This is the classic way to enjoy mango salsa. You can use tortilla chips, plantain chips, or even pita bread.
    • On tacos: Mango salsa adds a refreshing touch to fish tacos, chicken tacos, or even carnitas tacos.
    • On top of grilled fish or chicken: The sweetness of the mango complements savory grilled proteins beautifully.
    • With grilled shrimp or scallops, Mango salsa is a delicious topping for seafood.
    • In a summer salad: Add a scoop of mango salsa to your favorite salad for a burst of flavor and color.
    • As a topping for burgers: Mango salsa adds a sweet and spicy twist to a classic burger.
    Mango Salsa
    Mango Salsa

    Enjoy this sunshine with a kick salsa with all your favorite dishes! Remember, the beauty of this recipe is its versatility. Feel free to experiment with the amount of Noubess sauce to find your perfect heat level.

    Mango Salsa

    Mango Salsa Recipe

    This fiery mango salsa with Noubess hot sauce is a vibrant twist on the classic. Sweet mangoes meet spicy Noubess for an explosion of flavor!
    Calories 289 kcal


    • 2-3 ripe mangoes diced (about 3 cups)
    • ½ cup chopped red onion
    • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
    • 2-3 tablespoons Noubess hot and spicy sauce adjust to your spice preference
    • Juice of 1 lime
    • ⅛ – ¼ teaspoon salt to taste


    • In a medium bowl, combine the diced mangoes, chopped red onion, and fresh parsley.
    • Stir in the lime juice and Noubess hot sauce. Start with a small amount of the sauce and taste. Gradually add more sauce until you reach your desired level of heat.
    • Season with salt to taste.
    • Let the salsa sit for at least 10 minutes, or refrigerate for up to an hour, to allow the flavors to meld.


    Calories: 289kcalCarbohydrates: 71gProtein: 5gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 994mgPotassium: 933mgFiber: 9gSugar: 61gVitamin A: 5787IUVitamin C: 196mgCalcium: 87mgIron: 2mg

    Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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