Saladu Awooka àk Mango – Senegalese Avocado and Mango Salad

Saladu Awooka àk Mango - Senegalese Avocado and Mango Salad
The creamy avocado, sweet mango, and bright citrus in this salad make a refreshing counterpoint to Senegal's rich and savoury stews.
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Ingredients
  • ½ cup finely chopped parsley
  • ¼ cup peanut or canola oil
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 jalapeño, stemmed, seeded, and minced
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 ripe mangoes, peeled, pitted, and cut into 1 cm cubes
  • 2 ripe avocados, pitted, peeled, and cut into 2 cm chunks
  • 1 small navel orange, peeled and cut into segments
  • 2 teaspoons shredded coconut (optional)
Instructions
  1. Whisk together 4 tablespoons parsley, oil, both citrus juices, jalapeño, and salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Add mangoes and avocados, and toss gently to combine; cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate to meld flavours, about 1 hour.
  3. To serve, transfer avocado salad to a serving bowl; halve orange segments crosswise, and lay over salad.
  4. Sprinkle with remaining parsley, and coconut if using. Serve chilled.
Notes
For variety, try substituting the parsley with fresh coriander leaves

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