Mango Cucumber Chile Salad

By Sarah | Wisconsin from Scratch
April 27, 2015
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Author Notes: My current go-to is this super simple mango, cucumber, and chile salad. It’s beyond easy to make, and it certainly is delicious.Sarah | Wisconsin from Scratch

Food52 Review: This salad was easy to put together and really pretty. The cucumber and mango were a tasty pair and the herbs, chili, and lime juice added a lot of flavor. To punch it up a little, I added some sliced avocado and a bit more salt. It was a nice partner for some grilled salmon on a hot summer night. (I know it’s still spring, but it was 88 degrees in Austin today.)drbabs

Serves: 2 as a side

  • 1 very ripe mango, sliced
  • 2 persian cucumbers (or 1/2 english cucumber), thinly sliced into rounds
  • 1/4 teaspoon (or to taste) cayenne chile powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons thinly chopped scallion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (mint, cilantro, basil, chives, or a mix)
  • 1 lime
  1. Arrange the mango and cucumber slices on a plate. Evenly sprinkle chile and salt over. Top with the chopped scallions and herbs, then cut lime in half, and squeeze juice evenly over everything.

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