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Senegalese Avocado and Mango Salad (Saladu Awooka Ak Mango)

This is a light and refreshing salad that is perfect to serve as a side dish with something spicy.
Course Salad
Cuisine Senegalese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Refrigeration time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 211kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine


  • ½ cup parsley finely chopped
  • ¼ cup peanut or canola oil
  • ¼ cup lime juice fresh
  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice Fresh Squeezed
  • 1 jalapeño stemmed, seeded, and minced
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 mangoes peeled, pitted, and cut into 1" cubes
  • 2 ripe avocados pitted, peeled, and cut into 1" cubes
  • 1 small navel orange peeled and cut into segments
  • 2 teaspoons shredded coconut optional


  • Whisk together 4 tablespoons parsley, oil, both citrus juices, jalapeño, and salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  • Add mangoes and avocados, and toss gently to combine; cover, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • To serve, transfer the Senegalese salad to a serving bowl; halve orange segments crosswise, and lay over salad.
  • Sprinkle with remaining parsley, and coconut if using. Serve chilled.


Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 284mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1661IU | Vitamin C: 75mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg