Sweet Red Mango

Children love this appetizer, red mango. They even chewed the seed until it turned white. They even chewed the paper – which the sauce was on – to get that last drop of sweet red mango sauce.

Prep Time: 25 mins

Cook Time: 35 mins

Total Time: 1 hr

Course: Appetizers

Cuisine: Creole

Servings: 24


  • 6 green long mango large
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. red food colouring liquid
  • 1 piece of spice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 2 cups water


  • Chop the green mango. Place the chopped green mango and the pieces of spice in a deep pot.
  • Add the sugar, water, pepper and food colouring. Bring to boil. Boil mango for about 35 minutes or until the syrup is thick and the mango skin is soft. Remove from the flame and set aside to cool.
  • Store in sterilized container.

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