We may not rock salsa on the dance floor (turns out our hips do lie), but we can certainly handle a little salsa in the kitchen. Take this recipe for our grilled mango salsa. We char onions, tomatoes, jalapeños and, hell, even mangoes to bring out some serious flavor. Then we dice and lightly season those grill-marked goodies and we’re ready to dig in. Go simple and serve it with chips, or use it to dress up a dish like grilled fish. No matter what you do, you’ve found your new summertime snack.
2 mangoes, peeled and sliced
3 large tomatoes, sliced
1 red onion, sliced
1 jalapeño, halved and seeded
2 limes, halved
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup roughly chopped cilantro
Pinch of cayenne pepper
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1. Set the grill to high heat (or heat a grill pan over high heat). Clean and lightly oil the grates.
2. Working in batches, cook the mangoes, tomatoes, red onion, jalapeños and limes on the grill until nicely charred, 3 to 4 minutes.
3. Remove the ingredients from the grill and let cool slightly. Dice the mangoes, tomatoes and red onion. Mince the jalapeño.
4. In a medium bowl, toss all the diced fruit and veggies together, then add the garlic and cilantro and toss well to combine. Squeeze the grilled limes over the mixture, and season with cayenne, salt and pepper. Give it a final toss, and serve.