You’re Just 15 Minutes Away From Spicy Shrimp Mango Salsa

a bowl of spicy shrimp and mango salsa
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
4 servings

For sunny backyard brunches and late summer evenings where you’re craving something delicious, tropical and quick, this spicy shrimp mango salsa is just the ticket. With sweet chunks of mango, juicy pink shrimp and a generous squeeze of lime that ties it all together in under 15 minutes, you’ll want to eat this salsa with everything. And the best part is, you can!

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lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
tsp sea salt or pink Himalayan salt
tsp ground black pepper
Tbsp olive oil
cloves garlic, minced
Juice from 1 lime, divided
1 ½
cups diced mango chunks
cup red bell pepper, diced
cup white onion, diced
jalapeno, sliced
cup chopped cilantro
Salt to taste


mise en place for spicy shrimp and mango salsa
Step 1

In a medium bowl, season shrimp with salt and pepper, then heat a large skillet over medium-high heat with olive oil.

Step 2

Add in the shrimp and cook for 4 minutes, about 2 minutes per side. Once you flip the shrimp, add in garlic and cook for the remaining 2 minutes until the shrimp is pink.

Step 3

Remove from heat and squeeze in ½ of lime juice, then set the shrimp aside and keep warm.

A bowl of spicy mango salsa beside a plate of cooked shrimp on a countertop
Step 4

In a large bowl, combine mango chunks, remaining lime juice, red bell pepper, onion, jalapeno, cilantro and sea salt. Toss until combined.

Step 5

Serve on its own, with cauliflower rice, as a taco or with grilled fish.

Spicy shrimp mango salsa served three ways: with fish, over cauliflower rice and in a taco

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