Jalapeño Mango Salsa

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Refreshingly sweet with a touch of fire…

If you’re looking for a salsa that pairs perfectly with fish tacos, look no further than this jalapeño mango salsa recipe. It’s simple to make, yet full of tropical sweet and spicy bite. It’s perfect as a topper or side for your fish taco favorites, but don’t stop there. Jalapeño mango salsa is just as delicious with grilled chicken and pork, and during grilling season it can easily double as a refreshing salad-like side to your grilled meats.

You can increase the heat by adjusting the number of jalapeños used (cut back on the bell pepper equally to keep the green pepper ratio just right). Or try using serrano peppers, which are noticeably hotter than jalapeño peppers, but with a comparable bright bite.

If you enjoy jalapeño mango salsa, don’t miss these other fruity options. Our spicy blueberry salsa is sure to please with its earthy, sweet, and tart flavor. And speaking of tart, jalapeño salsa verde delivers just that with plenty of tomatillo tanginess. Or if you’re ready for a major step up in spiciness, try this peach habanero salsa. It’s a big heat jump, but you have to love that habanero sweetness paired with peach.

jalapeno mango salsa

Jalapeño Mango Salsa

Sweet and spicy – perfect with fish tacos
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Condiment, Side
Servings 8 servings
Calories 35 kcal


  • 2 cups mango chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeds removed and diced
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro divided (1 tablespoon for garnish)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine the mango, jalapeño pepper, bell pepper, red onion, lime juice, and 1 tablespoon of cilantro. Stir to combine.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Garnish with additional fresh cilantro, then serve.



Calories: 35kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 2mgPotassium: 120mgFiber: 1gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 940IUVitamin C: 38.9mgCalcium: 6mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword Jalapeno Pepper
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Matt Bray

Matt Bray

Chief Chilihead at Cindermint
Founder of PepperScale and Cindermint LLC. Sucker for a good scotch bonnet. Spicy food super-fan. Current fiery fascination: Datil hot sauces.


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