How to cut a mango

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peeling and cutting it can be a hassle—though you, too, can learn the simple technique for cutting a mango.

How to cut a mango

How to cut a mango
Use your knife to cut through the flesh, about 1cm (or half a finger-width) away from the center of the fruit to give you one ‘cheek’

Repeat on the other side of the mango

Then repeat with the other side. You should end up with three pieces: two halves, and a middle section that includes the pit.

Take a mango half and use a knife to make lengthwise and crosswise cuts in it, but try not to cut through the peel. Invert the mango half so that the cut segments are sticking out like a hedgehog.

How to cut a mango

HOW TO STORE A MANGO:
If the mango is not fully ripe yet, store it at room temperature. (And you can pop it in a paper bag, if you’d like, to speed up the ripening process.) If the mango is ripe and ready to go, store it in the crisper drawer in your refrigerator, where it should keep for up to 3-5 days.

How to cut a mango

the raw mango
Mangoes can be eaten either raw or ripe. The raw ones (underripe mangoes which are green in color and firm to touch, like an apple) may have a very sour flavor sometimes.

How to cut a mango

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How to cut a mango

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peeling and cutting it can be a hassle—though you, too, can learn the simple technique for cutting a mango.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: How to cut a mango
Servings: 4
Calories: 26kcal
Author: Luda huang

Equipment

  • knife

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe but still firm, mango

Instructions

  • Use your knife to cut through the flesh, about 1cm (or half a finger-width) away from the center of the fruit to give you one ‘cheek’
  • Repeat on the other side of the mango
  • Then repeat with the other side. You should end up with three pieces: two halves, and a middle section that includes the pit.
  • Take a mango half and use a knife to make lengthwise and crosswise cuts in it, but try not to cut through the peel. Invert the mango half so that the cut segments are sticking out like a hedgehog.
  • Slice the flesh into thin wedges, or dice for smaller pieces.
  • Serve and enjoy your mango immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 26kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 19IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Iron: 1mg
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