5 divine mango recipes you must try

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Mango lovers, make the most of this seasonal fruit before it disappears!

Jamaican curried shrimp & mango soup

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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 serrano chile, minced (optional)
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 cups seafood broth or stock or clam juice
  • 1 3/4 cups coconut milk
  • 3 ripe mangoes, diced
  • 1 1/4 pounds raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 bunch scallions or spring onions, sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

 Method

  1. Heat oil in pan over medium heat. Add onion, celery and cook, stirring occasionally, until it begins to brown or upto 3 to 5 minutes
  2. Add garlic, chilli (if using), curry powder and thyme; stir constantly for 30 seconds
  3. Add broth (or stock or clam juice), coconut milk and mangoes. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat
  4. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes
  5. Puree 3 cups of the soup in a blender. Use caution when pureeing hot liquids. Return the puree to the pot and bring to a simmer
  6. Add shrimp and cook until pink and firm. Usually it takes about 3 minutes. Stir in spring onions and salt
Recipe source: eatingwell

Continue reading for a scrumptious mango appetizer recipe!

Mango salsa appetizer bites

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Ingredients

  • 1 large mango, seed removed, peeled, diced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 4 tsp finely chopped jalapeño chile
  • 1/2 tsp dill weed
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp grated lime peel
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 refrigerated pie crust, softened
  • 1 large avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled chèvre (goat) cheese

Method

  1. In a small bowl, combine mango, red onion, jalapeño, dill weed, salt, 1/4 cup cilantro, lime peel and 1 tablespoon of the lime juice; mix well, cover and refrigerate
  2. Heat oven to 450°F. Unroll pie crust. Using 2-inch round cookie cutter, cut small rounds from pie crust, re-rolling dough if necessary. Press a single round in bottom and top side of the ungreased mini muffin cups
  3. Bake for 6 to 9 minutes or until golden brown. Cool crusts in cups for 15 minutes. Transfer from cups to cooling racks
  4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine avocado, goat cheese and remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice. With fork, mash avocado and goat cheese until mixture is smooth. Spoon mixture into a small resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut off a corner of the bag
  5. Pipe 1 teaspoon avocado mixture into each cup; top with 1 tablespoon of the mango salsa. Garnish with cilantro. Store covered in refrigerator
Recipe source: Pillsbury

Wonder how a salad with mango will taste? Read on to find out!

Mango salad

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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 (1-lb) firm-ripe mango, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 large tomato, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 small red onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves

Method

  1. Whisk together vinegar, lemon juice, sugar, salt, and pepper until sugar is dissolved
  2. Add oil, whisking until emulsified
  3. Add remaining ingredients and toss until coated
Recipe source:Epicurious 
 

Continue reading to try out a mouth-watering spicy mango chicken curry recipe!

Spicy Indian chicken and mango curry

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Ingredients

  • 2 medium mangoes, peeled and sliced
  • 1 1/4th cups coconut milk
  • 4 tsp vegetable oil
  • 4 tsp spicy curry paste
  • 4oo gms skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into cubes
  • 4 medium shallots, sliced
  • 1 large cucumber, seeded and sliced

Method

  1. Place half of the mango slices into the bowl of a blender with the coconut milk. Blend until smooth and reserve for later
  2. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Stir in the curry paste, and cook until fragrant, for about 1 minute
  3. Add the chicken and shallots, cook until the chicken is done and the shallots have softened. It will take you about 5 minutes
  4. Pour in the mango puree, and cook until heated through
  5. To serve, stir in the remaining mango slices and cucumber
Recipe source: allrecipes.com

Make the most of this seasonal fruit with a simple yet delicious dessert. Continue reading

Mango sorbet

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Ingredients

  • 1 mango, ripe
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar (optional)

 Method

  1. Peel the mango. Remove the seed and dice the flesh. Place the pieces in a zip-lock airtight bag and close it well. Freeze it for at least 4 hours
  2. Take the bag out of the freezer and allow to thaw for about 20 minutes at room temperature
  3. Put slightly thawed mango pieces into a tall bowl (or the bowl of your blender), add powdered sugar (if using) and puree the mango into a creamy sorbet using a hand-held blender (or simply blend in your blender)
Recipe source: Food.com

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