Mango Salsa


A very tasty mango salsa that is great served over fish. My favorite is any fish blackened with Cajun seasoning and then topped with this salsa. Also great for dipping chips.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins

This fresh and fruity mango salsa recipe will add a pop of color and flavor to any plate.

How to Make Mango Salsa

You'll find a detailed ingredient list and step-by-step instructions in the recipe below, but let's go over the basics:

Mango Salsa Ingredients

These are the ingredients you’ll need to make this fresh mango salsa recipe: 

  • Mango: Learn how to easily and safely peel and cut a mango here
  • Vegetables: You’ll need a red bell pepper, a green onion, and a jalapeño.
  • Cilantro: Fresh cilantro lends vibrant color and flavor. 
  • Citrus juice: A blend of lime and citrus juices add bright flavor. 

How to Make Fresh Mango Salsa

Mix all the ingredients, then let sit for about half an hour to allow the flavors to meld. That’s it! You’ll find the full, step-by-step recipe with detailed instructions and photos below. 

What to Serve With Mango Salsa

Pair this easy corn salsa with tortilla chips (store-bought or homemade) or use it as a sweet and savory topping for fish tacos or burrito bowls. 

Can You Make Mango Salsa Ahead of Time? 

Yes! In fact, since the flavors meld over time, this mango salsa is actually better if you make it the day before you plan to serve it. However, it’s still delicious if you make the day of – just make sure you let it sit for about half an hour before serving. 

How to Store Mango Salsa

Store your leftover mango salsa in a shallow, airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week. 

Allrecipes Community Tips and Praise

“So fresh and delicious,” according to Gennae Heer. “I added red onion instead of green onion, cherry tomatoes, and avocado. I will definitely make this again!”

“This salsa is absolutely delicious,” raves erika-w. “I served it as a side dish to crab cakes and it was a perfect complement.”

“This salsa was so quick and easy to make,” says Rita. “We used it over our grilled salmon and our guests loved it! We also served it with tortilla chips and it was a hit!”

Editorial contributions by Corey Williams


  • 1 mango - peeled, seeded, and chopped

  • ¼ cup finely chopped red bell pepper

  • 1 green onion, chopped

  • 1 fresh jalapeño chile pepper, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Gather ingredients.

    a top down view of ingredients for mango salsa gathered in small glass bowls on a marble countertop.

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  2. Place mango, red bell pepper, green onion, jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice, and lemon juice in a medium bowl.

    a top down view of diced mango, onion, peppers, and cilantro sitting in a glass mixing bowl, not combined.

    Dotdash Meredith Food Studios

  3. Mix ingredients well to combine. Cover and let sit at least 30 minutes before serving.

    a top down view of fresh mango salsa in a glass mixing bowl,

    Dotdash Meredith Food Studios

  4. Serve with chips.

    mid angle looking at a bowl of mango salsa with a side of tortilla chips


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

21 Calories
0g Fat
5g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 21
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 17mg 83%
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 70mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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