South African-Inspired Pickled Mango

South African-Inspired Pickled Mango

Makes about 3 1/2 cups

This sweet-and-sour mango condiment is based on South African atchar, pickled mango. Traditionally it's left out in the sun for a couple of weeks to age but ours can be enjoyed the next day. The pickle’s assertive flavor will intensify as the mango softens. Serve with grilled meats and curried vegetables or simply with brown rice.

  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 unripe (firm) mangoes, peeled and flesh cut into 1/2-inch chunks
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Place vinegar, honey, garlic, chili powder, curry powder, cumin, ginger, mustard seeds and salt in a medium saucepan and heat to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 5 to 6 minutes or until thickened and reduced, stirring occasionally. (Watch carefully so mixture doesn't burn.) Remove from heat and whisk in oil. Stir in mango and set aside to let cool. Refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight before serving. The pickle can be refrigerated for up to a week.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 2 Tbsp, 35 calories (10 from fat), 1g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 45mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 0g protein
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