You don’t have to take a trip to Hawaiian to enjoy this bright, fresh, and colorful Hawaiian Salsa Recipe! Chock full of fresh, juicy pineapple, mango, tomato, red pepper, and jalapenos, this salsa will be your new favorite!
This salsa recipe will have your mouth watering and wanting to try more Hawaiian style recipes! I love using fresh pineapple in a variety of recipes because it’s delicious and often unexpected! This Incredible Hawaiian Pulled Pork and Rice will be a new family favorite!
But, back to this Hawaiian Salsa Recipe. All I can say is wow. The flavors are fresh, bright and will have you dreaming of laying on a warm sandy beach in Hawaii!
Tips for making Hawaiian Salsa Recipe:
Using fresh mango and pineapple are key to this recipe. However, if you cannot find fresh, frozen or canned is your next best option. If using frozen fruit, thaw it completely prior to making. If using canned fruit, you will want to drain the juices thoroughly.
This recipe is best served chilled although you may want to sneak a few bites after making because, yes it’s that good!
Chill in the fridge 1-2 hours prior to serving. It can also be covered and store in the fridge for 4-5 days.
I served this recipe with tortilla chips. If you’re wanting more of a meal, it can also be served over baked or grilled chicken.
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Looking for a meal idea for this yummy salsa? Don’t fret! Check out the meal idea I pulled below!
Vegetable Side: Simple Carrot Salad
Starch Side: Onion Mashed Potato Casserole
Refreshing Drink: Summer Drink Recipes
Don’t forget Dessert: Apple Cinnamon White Cake
Best Hawaiian Recipes:
Once you make this Hawaiian Salsa Recipe you will be wanting to try more Hawaiian themed recipes. Don’t fret! I have picked out the best Hawaiian style recipes for you to try!
this Hawaiian Pork Tenderloin Recipe is tender and full of flavor. Even better, your slow cooker will do all the work!
I love crockpot recipes and this Crockpot Hawaiian Meatballs Recipe from A Bountiful Love does not disappoint. Simply add all the ingredients to you Crockpot and let it do all the work.
Stock the freezer with this Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken Recipe from Crystal and Co. Freezer meal are a great way to save time!
These Easy Hawaiian Pork Kabobs are a mouthful of deliciousness on a warm day. Prepare them ahead of time and then grill when you’re ready. Yum!
Looking for a fun Hawaiian themed drink? Try this Hawaiian Blue Mocktail recipe!
What foods pair well with salsa?
Salsa is a versatile condiment that can be paired with a variety of foods to liven up their flavor. This chunky tomato-based sauce is not only a delicious accompaniment to Mexican dishes like tacos and burritos but also complements grilled meats, seafood, and vegetables.
For example, pairing salsa with grilled chicken breasts or fish fillets adds a tangy flavor and freshness to the dish.
Similarly, roasted vegetables like peppers, onions, and eggplants taste delightful when served with salsa.
For a twist on breakfast, try adding some salsa to eggs or avocado toast. The possibilities are endless, so grab a jar of salsa and start experimenting!
How should I store homemade fresh salsa?
Fresh homemade salsa is a delicious addition to any meal, but it’s important to store it properly to ensure that it stays fresh and flavorful. After making your salsa, transfer it to an airtight container and store it in the refrigerator for up to five days.
Be sure to use a container that is the appropriate size to avoid excess air exposure, which can lead to spoilage.
You can also freeze homemade salsa to extend its shelf life, but make sure to use a freezer-safe container and leave enough room at the top to allow for expansion.
When reheating your frozen salsa, allow it to thaw in the refrigerator overnight.
Proper storage will ensure that your homemade salsa stays fresh and delicious for days to come.
How do I make sweet salsa spicy?
Are you tired of mild salsa that doesn’t pack a punch? Luckily, turning sweet salsa into a spicy delight is a relatively simple process. One option is to add diced jalapeños or another hot pepper of your choice.
For a deeper level of heat, try incorporating a small amount of hot sauce or crushed red pepper flakes.
Another way to give your salsa some spice is to balance out the sweetness with some acidity. Adding lime juice or vinegar and salt can do the trick.
Whatever method you choose, be sure to add your ingredients gradually and taste as you go to avoid overwhelming the flavor profile with too much heat.
With a little experimentation, you’ll have a bold and flavorful salsa that’s sure to impress your taste buds.
How do I know a mango is ripe?
Mangoes are a delicious and popular fruit that can be enjoyed in many different ways, from smoothies to salads. But how do you know when a mango is ripe and ready to eat?
Fortunately, there are a few telltale signs to look out for.
First, check the color of the skin – ripe mangoes will be a vibrant yellow, with perhaps a hint of red or orange. Avoid green mangoes, as they are not yet ripe.
Secondly, give the mango a gentle squeeze. If it gives slightly, it is likely ripe. If it feels firm, give it a few more days to ripen.
Lastly, trust your nose – a ripe mango will have a sweet, fragrant smell that you can detect by holding it up to your nose and taking a sniff.
With these tips in mind, you’ll be able to choose the perfect ripe mango for your next meal or snack!
How do I know a tomato is ripe?
Tomatoes are one of the most popular fruits (yes, they are a fruit!) in the world. But how can we tell when they’re nice and ripe?
One of the most reliable signs is the color of the skin. A ripe tomato will have a bright, rich, and even red color, depending on the variety.
However, some types of tomatoes may have different colors, so it’s important to know what to look for.
Another way to tell if a tomato is ripe is by giving it a gentle squeeze. A ripe tomato should feel firm but give slightly to pressure. If it’s too hard or mushy, it’s not ready yet.
Lastly, the stem of a ripe tomato will be dry and slightly shriveled. Keep these tips in mind, and you’ll be able to choose the juiciest and most flavorful tomatoes every time!
More Hawaiin Recipes:
- 1 cup mango, peeled and diced
- 1 cup pineapple, peeled, cored, and cut into pieces
- ½ cup sweet red pepper, seeded and diced
- 1 plum tomato, seeded and diced
- 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced
- ¼ cup red onion, finely diced
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
- 1 clove garlic, finely minced (optional)
Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.
Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours before serving.
Serve over chicken or with tortilla chips.
Best if served immediately but can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days