This sweet-but-hot homemade salsa recipe is a good accompaniment to poultry, beef, fish and hot soups. Try making this easy salsa for your next family or friendly gathering. Your guests will be left wondering how you were able to create a sweet, yet hot treat to serve alongside tortilla chips.
Ingredients You Will Need:
1 cup diced cantaloupe
¾ cup diced honeydew or Persian melon
1 cup diced watermelon
1 teaspoon minced and seeded chili (you choose the heat)
1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint
1 tablespoon fresh lemon or lime juice
1 tablespoon orange juice
In a nonreactive bowl, combine all ingredients. Allow to chill for at least 30 minutes before serving.
Makes about two cups of salsa.
Mango salsa recipes go well with chips at lunch or grilled fish at dinner. They are also great with pork chops and in salads or mixed in with rice. By adding apples or other fresh fruit, such as pineapple, avocado, oranges or a little bit of coconut, you can create a taste that is reminiscent of the tropics.
Home made salsa has been a favorite for generations. Many families have a special family recipe that has been handed down to each family and they've continued on with the tradition of making their own salsa.
Born and raised in southern Arizona, I developed a sense of what is considered good Mexican food at an early age. My mother, especially, was important in this development as she was one of the finest Mexican cooks I had ever known.