Mango on a stick is a fun way to enjoy fruit. Typically served in El Salvador as a street food. It is delicious with the sweetness of the mango, the spicy of the chili powder, the sourness of the lime and the salt. It is messy, but love in every bite. The combination of chili powder, lime and salt is really good on just about any kind of fruit of course you could just cut the mango up into pieces and it would taste just as good, it just makes it a fun presentation to serve it as a flower. Enjoy!
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El Salvador Mango on a Stick
A fun and lively way to enjoy mango.
- 1 mango per person
- chili powder or pico de gallo
- 1/2 lime per person
- salt to taste
- 1or 2 chopsticks
Peel the mango
Cut the fat end of the mango so you can see where the big flat seed is and insert a chopstick right next to it. (sometimes you may need a second chopstick inserted for stability.
Carefully with a knife cut slices/ pedals into the mango to make it look like a flower
Sprinkle it with chili powder or pico de gallo to taste
Spinkle with salt to taste
Serve with lime wedges and lots of napkins