African Mango and Cucumber Salad

African Mango and Cucumber Salad

This is a different way of using fresh mango to create a savoury side salad which is fruity as well as piquant and spicy. This can be served with some grilled chicken or a vegetable rice dish.

Serves 4-6

1 cucumber, chopped into small quartered pieces

1/2 small red onion, finely chopped

1 garlic clove, minced (optional)

1 tsp groundnut oil

3 tomatoes, finely chopped seeded tomato

2 green jalapenos, finely chopped

1/4 tsp cumin

a pinch of cinnamon

2 mangoes, pitted and diced

2 tbsp dry-roasted peanuts, coarsely crushed (optional)

1 tbsp washed and chopped coriander leaves

2 tbsp fresh lime juice

Mix together the cucumber, onion and garlic, if using, in a 

Toss together the oil, tomato, jalapenos, cumin, cinnamon and mango in 

a large bowl.

Add the cucumber mixture to the bowl and toss to combine. Garnish 

with peanuts, if using, coriander, and lime juice.

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