Whether it’s diced and mixed into salsas or tossed into a blender for smoothies, the mango is one of our favorite summertime fruits. Its sweet flavor and versatility make it easy for both kids and adults to love.
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Choose mangoes that are slightly soft to the touch—the skin will give a little when gently pressed. If your mangoes aren’t ripe enough, place them in a paper bag overnight. Once your mangoes are ready, prepare to be wowed.
Here’s one of our favorite recipes! Be sure to try and get back to us.
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Shrimp-Mango Stir-Fry and Rice Noodles
In just 30 minutes you can have Shrimp-Mango Stir-Fry and Rice Noodles ready for dinner. Fresh, ripe mango adds a refreshing, slightly sweet contract to this spicy Shrimp-Mango Stir-Fry.
Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup noodles/rice and 1 cup shrimp mixture)
Ingredients
5 ounces uncooked rice /noodles
3 tablespoons water
4 teaspoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons fish sauce
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
12 ounces large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon canola oil, divided
1 cup sliced yellow onion
1 cup sliced red bell pepper
1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1 cup cubed peeled ripe mango
1/2 cup torn fresh basil leaves
Salt / Seasoning (to taste)
Preparation
1. Prepare noodles(rice) according to package directions. Drain.
2. Combine 3 tablespoons water and next 4 ingredients (through cornstarch) in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Set aside.
3. Combine red pepper, black pepper, and shrimp in a medium bowl; toss to coat.
4. Heat a wok or a large skillet over high heat. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add shrimp mixture; cook 3 minutes or until shrimp are almost done, turning once. Remove shrimp mixture from pan. Add remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion, bell pepper, salt/seasoning, and ginger; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Return shrimp mixture and juice mixture to pan. Add mango; cook 1 minute or until liquid thickens slightly and shrimp are done. Sprinkle with basil. Serve over noodles/rice.