Mango Salsa

Switch up your classic tomato salsa and try something new this summer with mango salsa. This is the perfect way to use up extra mangos during the summer season. Only five ingredients are needed to make this sweet and juicy salsa that is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

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What to serve with Mango Salsa

This salsa pairs well with any type of tacos like chicken of shrimp. It’s also perfect to serve on its own with chips or pita bread. Mangos salsa also go well with different types of fish like mahi mahi, tilapia, or halibut. Grilled meats are also a great pairing for this recipe.

Mango Salsa Ingredients

Mangos: Any variety will work in this recipe but you want to make sure they are ripe. Look for yellow or red mangos this means they are ripe, green means they are not.

Jalapenos: Although jalapenos are used in this recipe they can be omitted or the amount can be cut in half to reduce the spiciness in the recipe.

Seasoning: Cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper are used as seasonings. Cumin can also be added for an extra flavor boost.

How to Make Salsa

  1. Dice all ingredients and add to a bowl.
  2. Mix until fully combined.
  3. Refrigerate and let sit for 30 minutes or more to develop the flavors.

Tips for Perfect Salsa

  • Let salsa sit for as long as possible before serving, this will allow the flavors to develop and become more flavroful.
  • Try and dice all ingredients to the same size so it is easier to eat.
  • Jalapeno seeds can be left in for a spicier salsa, or removed for a more tame salsa.
  • Avocados, pineapple, and peaches are great additions to this recipe.

Storage Instructions

Store in an air tight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. After 4 days the mangos will start to break down and become mushy but it will still taste great!

finished mango salsa

Mango Salsa

Fresh and fruity mango salsa, perfect for tacos or served as a dip.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Mango Salsa, Mango Salsa
Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time14 minutes
Total Time14 minutes


  • 2 medium ripe mangos peeled and diced
  • 1 small jalapeno seeded and minced
  • ¼ cup red onion diced
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro chopped
  • 1 small lime juiced
  • teaspoon salt and pepper


  • Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • Mix until fully combined.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

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