Mango Salsa Fresca (Pico de gallo)

Mango Salsa Fresca (Pico de gallo) 

Pico de gallo and Salsa is one of the easiest yet most flavorful thing you could ever made. The only skill you need is chopping vegetables and mixing them all together. It is such a perfect combination of  ingredients that can develop a flavorful, refreshing dish. The different between Pico de gallo and Salsa is that Pico de gallo is made from fresh uncooked ingredients and usually presented in a chunky pieces. Salsa Recipe can be found here. What I am sharing today is one of my favorite Pico de gallo that people raving about when I served this at dinner party. Mango really helps bring the flavor to another level. Try this recipe or if you have your favorite recipe, try incorporate mango in and you will know what  I am talking about. 🙂

mango salsa


2 tomatoes, cored and dice
1 ripe mango, peel and dice
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 tbsp of lime juice ( about half a lime)
1/4 tsp of salt
1/2 cup of cilantro
1 tsp chopped jalapeno pepper (optional, if you like some kick)


  • In a bowl, combine diced tomato, diced mango, chopped onion, cilantro and jalapeno together
  • season with salt and lime juice. Stir to mix and let it stand in refrigerator for about 15 mins for ingredients to release juices and develop flavor
  • Give it a taste of the juice and adjust salt, lime and jalapeno (if you want spicier, but the flavor should be already well balance)
  • Serve with your favorite quesadilla, burrito, taco or tortilla chips

Hope you enjoy!


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