Spicy Fruit Salad


Meet fruit salad's spicy relative! The sweetness level of mangoes and strawberries is elevated when served with peppery arugula and fiery jalapenos, chili powder, and adobo sauce.

Spicy Fruit Salad
Photo: Blaine Moats
Hands On Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 35 mins
16 cups


  • 6 cup shredded romaine lettuce

  • 3 cup arugula

  • 3 mangoes, seeded, peeled and sliced (3 cups)

  • 3 cup fresh strawberries, halved

  • 1 cup peeled jicama cut into matchsticks

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 3 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce (from a can of chipotles in adobo sauce)

  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

  • Sliced jalapeño peppers


  1. In a 4-qt. clear salad or trifle bowl layer romaine, arugula, mangoes, strawberries, and jicama. (May be covered tightly and chilled up to 4 hours.) For dressing: Whisk together oil, lime juice, honey, chili powder, adobo sauce, and salt. To serve, drizzle dressing over salad; top with jalapeño slices.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

149 Calories
8g Fat
22g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 149
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 142mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 69.4mg 347%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 371mg 8%
Folate, total 104.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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