Mango Habanero Salsa

This Caribbean pepper is famous for being the hottest chile pepper in the world. They come in a variety of shapes and colors (yellow, orange, green, red, chocolate). Not only are they extremely hot, but they also have a unique, distinctively fruity flavor. It is the key ingredient in the popular Jamaican Jerk sauce. The habanero is also widely used in many different types of hot sauces. The popularity of this chile pepper continues to grow and is becoming easier to find on the grocery shelf.

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Serves: 4

2 Mangoes, peeled and diced
1 red sweet pepper, chopped
½ red onion, diced
2 jalapeños, seeded and diced (use only 1 for less heat)
1 or 2 habanero peppers, seeded and diced (use fewer for less heat)
¼ cup cilantro, chopped
Juice of 1 lime

Mix first 6 ingredients together in a medium bowl. Squeeze lime juice over it. Serve immediately or chill until ready to serve.