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mango habanero salsa served in a bowl

Mango Habanero Salsa

Easy homemade chunky mango habanero salsa made with sweet fresh mangoes, pineapple, tangy lime, and spicy habaneros to serve as a condiment.
Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine North American
Diet Gluten Free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 106kcal


  • large mixing bowl
  • salad spoons - to mix the habanero mango salsa


  • 2 mangoes
  • 1-2 habanero peppers (start with one habanero, combine, taste, and only add the second one if you prefer your mango habanero salsa spicier).
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • juice from one lime
  • ½ tsp cumin optional
  • pinch of salt or more to taste


  • Peel the mango using a knife or vegetable peeler and dice as much of the flesh as possible. Discard the seed and set the diced pieces aside, in a large bowl.
  • Next, dice the habanero, pineapple, red onion, cilantro, and bell pepper. Transfer the chopped fruit and vegetables to the bowl with diced mango pieces.
  • Stir in the cumin, salt and, lime juice then combine. For best results, allow the salsa to chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes, before serving. Use your mango habanero salsa as a topping on Mexican salads, on tacos, burrito bowls, or simply enjoy it as it is.


  • This habanero mango salsa is best served on the same day. It will keep in the fridge when stored in an airtight container for 2 days. While you can freeze the salsa for up to one month, I would not recommend it as it ends up mushy after thawing.
  • Avocados - to add some creaminess. Use ripe but firm avocados to prevent the salad from ending up mushy. Also, add the avocado just before serving.
  • Tomatoes - stir in tomatoes, but remove the fleshy part.
  • Jalapenos - use other types of chili, such as jalapenos.
  • Cilantro - can easily be substituted for chopped parsley.
Recipe Tip
Start by using one habanero first. Combine then taste. Finally, add the second one if you prefer.


Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 348mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 2194IU | Vitamin C: 105mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg