Five delicious Mango recipes you must try

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It is Mango season right now and if you love mangoes as much as I do then, like me, you will be excited about trying new ways to enjoy the fruit. You can eat it just like that, drink it as a juice, eat it as a meal or a side dish, use it for garnishing and flavour… the options are many.

Even if you do not like mangoes, I would suggest you give these recipes a try- you will definitely fall in love!


 

Mango & Prawn Curry

INGREDIENTS

200g King Prawns


2 Cups Mangoes, Cubed


1 Small White Onions


1 Spring Onion


1 Cup Chicken Stock


2 Cups Coconut Milk


Thai Curry Paste


1 Teaspoon Fish Sauce


1 Teaspoon Lime Juice


2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil


1 Tablespoon Scent leaf, Chopped


250g Irish Potatoes



Salt to taste

PREPARATION


·      Cut Chicken wings at the joints into winglets and transfer to a bowl.


·      Sprinkle some pepper, salt and seasoning cube on it to taste


·      Using a spatula, combine together and then cover the bowl with the lid or cling film.


·      Place the bowl in the fridge for 30 minutes so that the chicken has time to marinate.


·      Place a non-stick fry pan on the cooker, add vegetable oil and allow to heat up.


·      Bring out the chicken, place in the pan and fry till it gets golden brown, which should take about 10 – 12 minutes if the temperature is at 165 degrees Fahrenheit.


·      Using a tong, bring out chicken, place on a paper towel to drain excess oil. Peel Mangoes and take out the pulp using a spoon.


·      Transfer to a blender then add Ginger, Hebanero Pepper, Onion, and Green Chilli. Blend till it becomes paste.


·      In another pan, heat up honey till it begins to bubble, then add mango paste while stirring continuously. Add ground Uziza seeds, a pinch of salt and stir till it goes from bright yellow to brown.


·      Add chicken wings to the pan and combine with the mango sauce. Allow to cook for a further 1 minute then serve.



Mango Chicken Lollipops

INGREDIENTS


3 Mangoes


2 Ata Rodo aka Habanero


1/2 Onion


1 teaspoon Salt


1 Seasoning Cube


6 Chicken Drumsticks


4 tablespoons Olive Oil


1 teaspoon Thyme


1 teaspoon Curry


1 long Green Chilli



PREPARATION

·      Wash and turn your chicken into lollipops by cutting off one end and pushing the bone all the way to the other end.


·      In a blender, add Mango pulp, habanero pepper, curry, thyme, salt, green chilli, olive oil, onions, seasoning cube and blend till you have a paste.

·      Add the mango marinade to the chicken and leave in the fridge for 3 hours or cook immediately.


·      Add chicken to a baking tray and place in a pre-heated oven for 35 minutes. 


·      Take out and allow to rest.


Mango Smoothie

INGREDIENTS


2  Cups Mangoes, Chopped


1 Cup Spinach, Chopped


1 Coconut Milk


½ Cup Yoghurt


Tablespoons Honey

PREPARATION


·      In a blender, add everything: mangoes, spinach, yoghurt, coconut milk and honey


·      Blend till smooth


·      Place in the refrigerator and serve chilled.


Spicy Mango Chicken Wings

INGREDIENTS



12 Chicken Wings

1 Teaspoon Salt To Taste


½ Teaspoon Ground Pepper


1 Teaspoon Ground Uziza


1 Seasoning Cube


2 Cups Vegetable Oil


1 Small Onion


2 Tablespoons Honey


1 Tablespoon Ginger, chopped


2 Habanero Pepper


2 Cups Mangoes, Chopped


2 Green Chilli’s



PREPARATION


·      Cut Chicken wings at the joints into winglets and transfer to a bowl.


·      Sprinkle some pepper, salt and seasoning cube on it to taste


·      Using a spatula, combine together and then cover the bowl with the lid or cling film.


·      Place the bowl in the fridge for 30 minutes so that the chicken has time to marinate.


·  Place a non-stick fry pan on the cooker, add vegetable oil and allow to heat up.


·     Bring out the chicken, place in the pan and fry till it gets golden brown, which should take about 10 – 12 minutes if the temperature is at 165 degrees Fahrenheit.


·      Using a tong, bring out chicken, place on a paper towel to drain excess oil. Peel Mangoes and take out the pulp using a spoon.


·      Transfer to a blender then add Ginger, Habenero Pepper, Onion, and Green Chilli. Blend till it becomes paste.


·      In another pan, heat up honey till it begins to bubble, then add mango paste while stirring continuously. Add ground Uziza seeds, a pinch of salt and stir till it goes from bright yellow to brown.


·      Add chicken wings to the pan and combine with the mango sauce. Allow to cook for a further 1 minute then serve.

 

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