21 Sweet and Savory Recipes for Mango Season

21 Sweet and Savory Recipes for Mango Season

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Summer’s fruit harvest is so bountiful, it’s hard to choose a favorite. But juicy, sweet mangoes are our pick—maybe because they taste like vacation…or maybe because they work in any dish, from chicken to fish to frozen yogurt. Presenting 21 sweet and savory recipes to take advantage of mango season while it lasts.

Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

1. Grilled Jerk Chicken Cutlets with Mango Salsa

The zesty, juicy salsa pairs magically with this spicy chicken dish. Bonus points for coming together in, like, 35 minutes.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

2. Mango Guacamole

Sounds crazy, right? You’d be surprised at how well the sweetness of the fruit complements creamy avocado. Pass the tortilla chips.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

3. Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

If you eat them alfresco with a chilled bottle of wine, it’s *almost* like you’re on a tropical getaway.

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Laura Edwards/The Yoga Kitchen Plan

4. Zoodles with Avocado and Mango Sauce

Oh hi, 15-minute, no-cook dinner. We’ll be making you on repeat this summer.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

5. Strawberry Mango Hawaiian Shave Ice

We can’t always head to the Pacific on a whim, but we can whip up this glorious DIY version of a local favorite.

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Spoon Fork Bacon

6. Mango-Habanero Glazed Spare Ribs

Homemade mango barbecue sauce sounds like a lot of work, but we promise it’s a breeze.

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Half Baked Harvest

7. Spicy Gingered Mango Margarita

If you want to make it a mocktail, just omit the tequila and add more citrus juice. (But why would you want to do that?)

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The Modern Proper

8. Coconut Rice Salmon Bowl

Tender salmon, sweet rice and a zippy sauce? This sounds like a lunchtime dream.

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Pinch of Yum

9. 30-Minute Sesame Mango Chicken Teriyaki

We bet your go-to takeout spot doesn’t have this on the menu.

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Spoon Fork Bacon

10. Cookie-Coated Mango Lassi Frozen Yogurt Bars

Yum. You had us at cookie-coated (and again at no ice-cream maker required).

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Half Baked Harvest

11. Vietnamese Shrimp Spring Roll Bowl with Sweet Chili Mango Sauce

This is like diving fork first into a rainbow. We’ll be spooning the sweet and spicy sauce over everything.

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Snixy Kitchen

12. Summer Fruit Salad with Herbed Pistachio Crumble

It’s hard to improve on ripe peaches, cantaloupe and mango, but burrata will do the trick.

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I Am a Food Blog

13. Crispy Coconut Waffles with Mango

Do we see Sunday brunch on the horizon?

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Foodie Crush

14. Dreamy Creamy Mango Popsicles

Hot girl summer, meet homemade ice pops.

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Ambitious Kitchen

15. Avocado Strawberry Mango Salsa

Mango salsa is a classic, and for good reason. But who knew strawberries were the twist this dip needed to shine?

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Half Baked Harvest

16. Simple Coconut Mango Chicken and Broccoli Curry

All you need is one pan, 30 minutes and an appetite. Oh, and don’t forget lots of fluffy naan.

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The Pig and Quill

17. Sesame Balsamic Tofu Bowls with Chili Mango and Sunflower-Cilantro Pesto

If you’ve ever said, I’m not really a tofu person, it’s because you’ve never tried this bowl. You’ll be converted in no time.

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A House In the Hills

18. Mango Raspberry Bellinis

For celebratory occasions, or any old Tuesday.

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Cotter Crunch

19. Mango Jalapeño Chutney

If you have a jar of homemade chutney in your fridge, what more do you need in life?

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A Better Happier St. Sebastian

20. Coconut Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

When we swapped our usual instant oatmeal for this quinoa bowl, we officially became morning people.

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Cookie and Kate

21. Mango Lassi Frozen Yogurt

The classic Indian beverage got a dessert-worthy upgrade. We’ll take two scoops, please.

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