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Maddeningly Good Mango, Mint & Avocado Salad

Recipe Date:
July 29, 2016
Serving Size:
6
Cook Time:
00:30:00
Difficulty:
Easy
Measurements:
Imperial (US)
Suggested wine pairing: Vignoier
Ingredients
  • 4 tbsps packed dark brown sugar
  • 4 fresh limes, juiced
  • 1 4" fresh hot red chile, thinly sliced, including seeds
  • 1 large shallot, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 tbsps chopped fresh mint
  • 4 firm-ripe mangos, pitted, peeled, and cubed
  • 3 firm-ripe avocados, pitted, peeled, and cubed
Directions

Accompaniment: lime wedges

DIRECTIONS: 

1) Whisk together brown sugar and lime juice in a large bowl until sugar is dissolved, then whisk in red chile, shallot, cilantro, and mint. Add mangoes, tossing gently. Refrigerate for 15-20 minutes.

2) When ready to serve, add cubed avocados. Mix gently, preferably by hand.

3) Sprinkle fresh chopped mint over plated salad & garnish with one long stem of mint for each plate. Few things are more refreshing to eat on a warm summer evening.