History: Mango salsa is a fusion of Mexican and tropical flavors. It is believed to have originated in Mexico, where it has been a popular dip for centuries. With the addition of sweet and juicy mangoes, the flavor profile of the traditional salsa was elevated, making it a perfect blend of spicy and sweet flavors.
Tips and Tricks:
- Choose ripe and juicy mangoes for the salsa. Unripe mangoes will make the salsa sour and unpleasant.
- Use fresh ingredients for a flavorful and aromatic salsa. It is recommended to use fresh cilantro, lime juice, and jalapeños.
- Handle jalapeños carefully while chopping, avoid touching the seeds as they are very spicy.
- Adjust the amount of jalapeño chili according to your preference. If you cannot handle the spiciness, remove the seeds and ribs of the chili before adding it to the salsa.
- Let the flavors of the salsa blend together for at least 10-15 minutes before serving. This will help the ingredients to meld together, giving the salsa a better taste.
Tips for presenting the dish:
- Serve the mango salsa in a colorful bowl to enhance its visual appeal.
- Garnish the salsa with fresh coriander leaves for a pop of color.
- Serve the salsa alongside tortilla chips, or use it as a topping for different Mexican dishes like burritos, quesadillas, or nachos.
- Add the salsa to a charcuterie board or serve it with grilled meats and seafood for a refreshing and fruity accompaniment.