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Mango-Corn Salsa

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Mango-Corn Salsa



mango corn salsa

The story behind this recipe is that last year, we harvest a garden full of corn. I mean LOTS of corn. Some of it was eaten fresh, but for the majority of the corn, we removed the kernels, boiled, and froze it. So now I have an over abundance of corn with more than I’ll ever use and nothing to do with it. If anyone has a creatively unique method of cooking corn please let me know!

corn salsa with mango

I finally forced myself to cook with it and this recipe fit the bill. There are plenty of corn salsa recipes hanging about in cyber space and I noticed that a touch of cumin is the secret for an exceptional corn salsa. Instead of sugar or honey, I added mango for sweetness. The light flavors produce a summer salsa perfect for a picnic.

corn mango salsa

Flavor combinations

Add jalapeno for heat or more onion for that “oniony” Spanish bite. Paprika would be a nice addition if you like that smokey depth.

Note* This salsa can be eaten with chips or it would be delicious on fajitas, sandwiches, or wraps.

Mango-Corn Salsa
Recipe Type: Salsa
Cuisine: Mexican
Author: Justin
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Serves: 3
  • 1 mango
  • 1/2 cup of freshly cooked corn
  • 1/4 cup of red onion
  • 1 Roma tomato
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • Juice of half of lime
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  1. Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan.
  2. Heat gently to warm stirring constantly. Do not cook.
  3. Cool salsa and serve cold. Serve with a slice of lime for garnish.



I'm Justin: food blogger and coffee addict. I live in Southern Ohio, cooking up great food and adventures.

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