Singita Grumeti Kitchen Tales – by Frank Louw, Sasakwa Chef

Summer is still in the air and with all the seasonal produce surrounding us it is only natural to go “fruity”.  Mango is one of my favourite fruits and is so versatile.  Instead of using it only in desserts or cocktails, try using it in salads or as a salsa with seafood.  This is one of my all-time outstanding recipes and I use it often. Great with grilled lobster, slow braised pork belly or roasted chicken.

Mango and Spring Onion Salsa

2   Ripe medium mangos

1   Small bunch of spring onions

1   punnet (200g) cherry tomatoes

Half bunch mint

Bunch coriander

Half small chilli

Juice of 1 lemon

Juice and zest of 2 limes

1 cm ginger stem

50ml sesame oil

50ml olive oil

(For help with measurement conversions, take a look at http://www.gourmetsleuth.com/cooking-conversions/conversions.aspx)

Cut the mango and tomato into cubes, roughly the same size.  If you prefer to deseed the tomato do so at this stage.  Slice the spring onion as thinly as possible.  Chop the mint, coriander, ginger and chilli very finely and add to the mango mixture.  Add the lemon juice, sesame oil and olive oil into a small bowl, whisk well and add to the mango salsa.  Place in the fridge for an hour and serve with your grilled lobster…

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