Mango Habanero Salsa & Fried Plantains

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“Live life with a little spice.” -Unknown
We celebrated Cinco de Mayo with this sweet and spicy Mango Habanero Salsa which paired perfectly with some salty “fried” plantains. While this appetizer was especially festive today, it can definitively be enjoyed any day of the year!

(Serves 4)
For salsa (combine all ingredients):
-3 small mangos, peeled and chopped
-1/4 red onion, chopped
-2 T cilantro, finely chopped
-juice from 1/2 lime
-1 habanero, finely chopped
-salt, to taste
For Plantains:
-3 plantains, thinly sliced, drizzled in avocado oil, seasoned with ancho chili powder, garlic granules, Himalayan sea salt, & a pinch of cayenne cooked on medium-high heat until browned (flipping occasionally)