This salsa can be considered a pico de gallo because it is based in various fresh ingredients that are diced and they are seasoned with lime, oil and salt. The difference that it has with the pico de gallo are the tropical fruits.
Pineapple, mango and papaya are the tropical fruits that are used in the preparation. It is a very attractive salsa because it is full of color, as you can imagine it is also very fresh and its tropical flavors can make us believe that we are tasting a very special salad.
When your salsa is ready it can be used in dishes that have fish or shellfish. It is also excellent to accompany pork and if you want to use it in some type of salad... you can always try it.
About the Recipe
The preparation of this salsa is very easy, you only have to cut and mix.
To make the salsa pineapple is used and don’t substitute it for pineapple in syrup because the salsa will lose all its charm.
Red onion is also used to make the salsa, this type of onion is used because its flavor combines very well with the other flavors therefore don’t use white onion.
This preparation will take you 10 minutes.
The recipe yields 3 cups.
2 Pineapple slices without skin nor core (7 oz)
1 Mango (8.8 oz)
1/8 of a Papaya (8.8 oz)
1 Jalapeno Pepper (.5 oz)
1 Lime (1 oz)
1/2 Red Onion (2.6 oz)
1 Coriander sprig (.3 oz)
2 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 tablespoon of Salt
1 Cutting Board
1 Mixing Spatula
1 Lime Squeezer (optional)
Remove the veins and the seeds of 1 jalapeno pepper.
If you want a spicier salsa leave the veins and the seeds of the chili.
Finely chop the jalapeno pepper with the one you worked, 1/2 red onion and 1 coriander sprig. Upon completion put them in a bowl and reserve.
Peel 1/8 of a papaya and 1 mango.
Dice the papaya that was peeled, the mango that was peeled and 2 pineapple slices without skin nor core. Upon completion put them in the bowl.
Also add in the bowl:
The juice of 1 Lime.
2 tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
1/4 tablespoon of Salt.
Mix very well the tropical fruits salsa with a mixing spatula.
A Tropical Salsa!
Tip: The salsa is going to be more savory if it is left cooling in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes.