Mango Salsa

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We like to celebrate taco Tuesday every week, for the most part. So that means I have to get creative with different types of tacos – meats, sauces, salsas, tortillas and preparations. We do chicken, pork, beef, crispy, baked, soft, corn, and flour. And I love to make fresh salsas to go on top of it all. This last week I went with a fresh Mango Salsa and it was so easy and so yummy!

Mango Salsa

This salsa needs to sit for at least 20 minutes before serving. It needs that long to develop the flavor you will be waiting on. The lime juice does a wonderful job of breaking down the ingredients to help them mingle together and become something so amazing.

Mango Salsa

The sweet and spicy of this salsa is just perfect over a baked chicken taco. I made the chicken in the slow cooker (with just my homemade taco seasoning). Then I chop it up and put the chicken and some shredded pepper jack into the tortillas. Then I lay them out on a parchment paper-covered baking sheet. Then I place another sheet of parchment paper on top and place another baking sheet on top. Then I use a cast-iron skillet on top to weigh it down and put the whole thing in a 425deg oven for 20 minutes. After letting them cool for a few minutes I fill them with the Mango Salsa.

Mango Salsa

Now Let’s Get Cookin’!


Mango Salsa

A spicy and sweet salsa perfect for tacos, quesadillas, taco salad, burritos or even just chips and dip
Course Sauce
Cuisine American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword mango, mango salsa, salsa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Rest Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 2 Mangos diced
  • 1 Jalapeno diced
  • ½ Red Onion diced
  • ½ cup Cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1 tsp Salt


  • Prepare all of the ingredients.
  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.

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5 thoughts on “Mango Salsa

  1. Michele Morin – Warren, Maine – Michele Morin is a Bible teacher, writer, reader, and gardener committed to the truth that women can become confident Christ-followers and students of God's Word. She has been married to an unreasonably patient husband for thirty-plus years, and together they have four sons, four daughters-in-love, and five adorable grandchildren. Michele loves hot tea and well-crafted sentences, poems that stop her in her tracks, and days at the ocean with the whole family. She laments biblical illiteracy and advocates for the prudent use of “little minutes.” She blogs at Living Our Days, and you can connect with her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.
    Michele Morin says:

    What a great appetizer!

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