NZ Woman's Weekly

Sweet mango salad

  • Meal Type

  • Total time

    60 minutes
  • Servings


The sweet mango and cool cucumber, combined with the tangy dressing and hit of chilli, makes this salad really pop.

Serves 4 as a side.

  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp palm sugar (or 1 tbsp brown sugar)
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ½ long cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, deseeded and sliced
  • 2 mangoes, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ cup raw peanuts, crushed, to garnish
  • Coriander leaves, to garnish

1. Combine the rice vinegar, sugar, chilli and garlic in a small saucepan. Bring to the boil, stirring, then simmer for 2 minutes. Allow to cool. Add the fish sauce and lime juice.
2. Place the cucumber and mango in a bowl. Add the cooled dressing and toss gently. Set aside for 30 minutes.
3. To serve, garnish with crushed peanuts and coriander leaves.

Nici Wickes

Issue 1528

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