Fresh Mango Recipes That Offer a Taste of the Tropics
Strawberry, Mango & Rose Pavlova
Need a gluten-free dessert for entertaining? We’ve got you covered with this dreamy, creamy option. A meringue of whipped egg whites acts as the cakelike base in this light-as-air berry dessert with fresh mango. Coat the fruit in a bit of sugar and allow it to stand for 20 minutes to create a no-fuss syrupy topping.
Air-Fryer Jerk Pork Skewers with Black Bean-Mango Salsa
Share this vibrant Caribbean-inspired pork dish for dinner. Coat the pork tenderloin with shredded coconut and a zesty jerk spice blend, then air-fry the skewers as you stir together the fresh mango salsa recipe. Make this a meal by serving it all atop a big bed of rice or quinoa.
If you’re seeking a break from basic (although admittedly delicious!) ground beef chili, consider this easy mango recipe. The sliced mango garnish is a delightful way to balance out the rich and savory qualities of this pork shoulder stew. Although this creative chili recipe tastes as if it had simmered all day, it can be on your table in just an hour.
Shrimp and Mango Rice Paper Rolls
No need to be intimidated by making this popular Asian appetizer from scratch. Seriously, cutting the mango might be the most challenging part—it’s that doable! Simply stack cooked shrimp, rice noodles, veggies, mango, and herbs inside soaked rice paper rounds and you have a restaurant-quality fresh mango recipe all set to dunk in a pool of Nuoc Cham Dipping Sauce.
Shrimp, Mango, and Couscous Skillet
Because it’s one of the quickest-cooking proteins, shrimp recipes are one of our go-to meals for hectic evenings. This island-inspired shrimp and mango recipe requires just one pan and 35 minutes. Talk about a weeknight win! It just needs a side salad to hit all five food groups in one dinner.
Sweet Honey-Ginger Beet and Mango Smoothies
Frozen mango cubes and mango nectar disguise a lot of nutrition in these fresh mango smoothies. Picky eaters will never know that beets, bell peppers, and tofu are all hiding inside! For a grab-and-go option, blend and refrigerate the entire recipe for up to 3 days before slurping it up.
Mango-Stuffed Lassi Toast
We’re suckers for a good mash-up. This amazing morning mix combines the best of a mango lassi recipe with one of the sweet morning menu faves. Simply stuff oven-baked French toast with creamy mango filling (cream cheese, mango, and cardamom), coat in chopped pistachios, and chill overnight. Once you're awake for the day, bake until golden, then drizzle generously with maple syrup.
Orange-Mango Agua Fresca
Time to break out the blender! To make this easy mango recipe (a totally party-worthy poppy-yellow drink), blitz together freshly squeezed orange juice, lime, and, of course, mangoes.
Chocolate and Mango Yogurt
Getting your daily dose of probiotics is about to get a lot more fun—and more delicious. Plain-Jane Greek vanilla yogurt looks and tastes better when dressed in toasty nuts, grated dark chocolate, refreshing mint, and fruit in this easy mango recipe. Add either walnuts, pecans, or pistachios; all taste amazing here.
Tropical Fruit Smoothie Bowls
Jump on the smoothie bowl trend with this chia-topped breakfast recipe that comes together in your food processor or blender. Think of it like a fresh mango smoothie you can eat with a spoon! Sweet mango and pineapple pieces disguise the flavor of the spinach.
Mango Pico de Gallo
Add a pop of color to your fiesta menu by pairing tortilla chips with this. Mango and jicama—a sweet Mexican yam—make a crisp-cool team mixed with red onions and peppers in this ready-to-scoop fresh mango salsa recipe. Try it with tortilla chips, in tacos, or as a garnish for grilled shrimp, salmon, or chicken.
Mango Chicken Tinga
This set-and-forget mango-chicken recipe proves that slow cooker meals and mango dishes can coexist—with delicious results. If you’re new to the concept, tinga is a slow-cooked, shredded-meat stew. This variation uses chicken thighs, mango nectar, and a plethora of savory spices for a coastal Mexican twist.
Mango-Banana-Coconut Crepes with Cajeta Syrup
By now you know that pineapple and mango pair together perfectly, but bananas deserve a moment too. A trio of tropical fruits—bananas, mangoes, and coconut—add so much flavor to this crepe recipe. (Psst ... even though this sounds like a dessert with fresh mango, we’ve been known to serve this at brunch too. We give you permission to follow suit!)
Brats with Mango Relish
Brats never looked so good. Refresh the condiment lineup at your next cookout with a topper brighter than mustard: a mango salad recipe. The sweet yellow fruit joins red onions and tantalizing jerk seasoning for a relish you won't be able to (or want to) resist.
Upside-Down Mango Cake
This mango cake recipe is like a riff on pineapple upside-down cake. We like how the slivers of fresh mango look like sun rays once you invert the cake. But we love what happens when the coconut and caramel sauce coat every inch of the topping for the classic vanilla cake at the base.
Pan-Seared Shrimp Salad with Mango-Lime Dressing
This shrimp and mango salad recipe is our idea of a flawless summer lunch. In addition to being high in energizing protein and heart-healthy fats, it’s full of flavor from the made-from-scratch dressing. Our fruity version, featuring a full mango plus a dash of honey and lip-puckering lime, packs a tempting blend of tart and sweet elements.
Crab-Shrimp Cakes with Mango-Cucumber Salsa
Bake panko-crusted crab-shrimp cakes in muffin tin cups for easy portion control—and an extra-crispy coating. That crunchy exterior pairs beautifully with the sweet and creamy mango salsa recipe. Lemon pepper seasoning, cayenne pepper, and fresh chives team up to make every bite pack a flavor punch.
Tropical Breakfast Sandwich
Need a quick, no-cook breakfast? You won't be stuck with cold cereal, toaster tarts, or peanut butter toast once you have this delightful and easy mango recipe in your repertoire. Simply dress up a bagel thin with a Hawaiian combination of ham, mango slices, and coconut.
The "triple" comes into play in the sauce the chicken breasts are sautéed in for this 20-minute meal. Fresh mango cubes, chutney, and fruit drink fuse to become a tasty topper. While this chicken and mango recipe tastes complex, it calls for just 5 ingredients.
Fajita-Style Beef Tacos
Crusted Tuna with Chile-Tomato Adobo and Spicy Mango
Sweet mango turns sassy with the help of tart lime and zippy pepper. Spoon the mango over peppercorn-crusted tuna steaks and homemade enchilada sauce for a spicy Mexican-inspired dinner.
Test Kitchen Tip: If you can’t find or don’t love tuna, we’re wild about this same concept as a mango-salmon recipe.
Orange-Simmered Pork Chops with Mango Relish
Watch these cayenne-coated pork chops sizzle and pop with fresh island flavors. Infused with orange and honey then topped with a fresh mango salad recipe, no one will guess you accomplished it all in just 30 minutes. Mango, pineapple, clementine, orange: This easy dinner is loaded with sunny fruits.
Coconut Panna Cotta with Tropical Fruit
Bring island delicacies to your dessert tray with this luscious mango pudding recipe. Crown milky-smooth coconut panna cotta with a naturally sweet assortment of papaya, starfruit, pineapple, and mango. Make a big batch ahead, keep it chilled, then drizzle with rum just before serving.