Ripe and flavourful fruits and vegetables make summertime cooking a delicious experience. So when you set to work planning your next family dinner or barbecue party, don’t miss the opportunity to incorporate some sweet, succulent mangoes.
A sweet touch
for any dish
Boring old fish and chips is made fresh and vibrant with this coconut-crusted snapper and spicy mango salsa from Denise at Sweet Peas and Saffron. The fish is coated in crispy coconut and baked rather than fried for a much healthier dining experience. It’s then topped with a juicy sweet-and-spicy salsa to create a refreshing and exotic summer meal.
It might get hot in the summer in Canada, but our humid days are nothing compared to the kind of weather they get in India. So you can trust that when a country that has that kind of heat invents a cooling drink, it’s going to be a very refreshing beverage you simply have to try. When you get overheated this summer, cool down with this mango lassi from Just Putzing Around the Kitchen.
Coconut mango overnight oatmeal
Eating well in the morning can be tough when you’re in a rush, but with a bit of planning the night before, you can take a healthy breakfast with you on the go thanks to this recipe for coconut mango overnight oatmeal from Kiersten at Oh My Veggies. Throw all the ingredients together in the evening, and then just grab and go upon rising.
Shrimp mango curry
If you’re a fan of Asian cuisine, you’ve likely enjoyed a variety of curry-based dishes. But did you ever think of including a sweet fruit in the mix? This shrimp mango curry with tamarind and mint from Lynne at Cook & Be Merry is a Vietnamese-style dish that is sure to tantalize your taste buds and have you looking at curry in a whole new way.
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Prawn salad with Thai dressing
Are you trying to make healthy choices this summer? Doing so will be a whole lot easier when you line up a few new, flavourful recipes you can’t wait to make. To that end, check out this prawn, avocado and mango salad with Thai dressing from Lyndsey at Vanilla Clouds and Lemon Drops. It proves that salads don’t have to be boring.
Frozen mango daiquiri
Are you planning to have some friends and family over this summer for cocktails on the patio or for a casual barbecue? Then you’ll need a signature drink that perfectly captures all the flavours this season has to offer. As you start to put together your menu, check out this frozen mango daiquiri created by Anita at Hungry Couple.
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Mango iced tea
Having a variety of cool, thirst-quenching drinks on hand throughout the summer is a great way to ensure you stay hydrated no matter how hot it gets outside. And you don’t have to rely on store-bought beverages or water alone thanks to this exciting and flavourful mango iced tea from Regina at Specialty Cake Creations. It’s a delightful tropical way to cool off!
Chicken tacos with mango salsa
Tacos make for a convenient and satisfying lunch or dinner, but traditional varieties filled with ground beef, cheese and sour cream can be a bit heavy for this time of year. Get all the satisfaction of a taco dinner in a light and refreshing new way with these Southwest chicken tacos and mango salsa from Shawn at I Wash… You Dry.