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How to Prepare Fresh Mango

Simple techniques to help you brighten your meals with bold fruit flavors.

Yearning for something other than oranges and grapefruit, but not sure how to prepare those tropical fruits you’ve seen at the supermarket? These simple preparations will help you enjoy this luscious tropical fruit all winter long.

For a quick salsa: Dice mango, jalapeño and red onion. Combine and add a splash of lime juice.
For a quick dessert: Stir diced mango and crystallized ginger into vanilla frozen yogurt.

To Cut a Fresh Mango:

1. Slice both ends off the mango with a sharp knife, making a stable flat base and revealing the long, slender seed inside.

2. Stand the fruit upright and remove the skin.

3. With the seed perpendicular to you, slice the fruit from both sides of the seed, yielding two large pieces.

4. Turn the seed parallel to you and slice the two smaller pieces of fruit from each side. Cut into desired shape.

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