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Mango Wedges with Chili

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The natural sugars in fresh mango or papaya taste brighter and more complex with a sprinkle of salt and chili powder.

  • Servings: 8

Source: Martha Stewart Living, May 2008

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe mangoes or papayas, peeled and cut lengthwise into spears
  • 1 teaspoon dried ancho-chili powder or cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt

Directions

  1. Place fruit upright in cups. Arrange chili powder and salt in dishes. Sprinkle some over fruit, serving the rest on the side.

Cook's Notes

Choose mangoes or papayas that are ripe, but not too soft. Either a sharp paring knife or a vegetable peeler work well for peeling the fruits.

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  • Joanna Clayton
    14 APR, 2014
    This is so simple and so delicious. Served it several times at a dinner party.. and everyone thinks you're a genius! Clean, fresh and deliciously addictive. Love these simple, whole food fresh "recipes".
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  • vevacostera
    11 APR, 2008
    fresh fruit with chili and salt is a common snack in all of mexico. there are vendors selling this treat outside of schools and churches,walkways etc. we also put lime juice with the chili and salt. other fruits and vegetables we eat like this are jicamas,oranges, tunas (cactus fruit),carrots,cucumbers,pineapple and papaya. try this mixture over potato chipswith alot of lime.
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