Fruity and Spicy Appetizers
60 mins (prep 50, cooking 10)
17 ingredients
32 servings
Of all my contest submissions, this is the one I'm most proud of. These appetizers are sure to impress your guests. They are a marriage of all kinds of textures and flavours. They are worth the effort and everything can be prepared up to one day in advance. It is even better to prepare the salsa a few hours before, as the flavours will develop. The tortilla chips, stored in an airtight container, will even keep a week or so! If Indian curry paste is not available in your supermarket, you will probably find it in an Asian store. I use the brand Patak's. Korma is a mild and Madras a hot curry paste. All table- and teaspoons are measured levelled, but this is particular important for the curry paste. That's why it is explicitly mentioned.

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  • 2 tablespoons caribbean curry paste
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup finely chopped deseeded and peeled tomato (2-3 tomatatoes, to peel place cored tomatoes into boiling water for 15 to 30 seconds until skins spl)
  • 1 cup finely chopped fresh ripe mango (but not too ripe)
  • 1 red chile (deseeded and finely chopped, i use a thai chili)
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped red onions
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro (=fresh coriander, chop leaves and stems)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


Serving Size (14.59 g)
Servings 32
Amount per Serving
Calories 15.55 Calories from Fat 11.34
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.26g 61.91%
Saturated Fat 0.55g 88.55%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 2.59mg 27.6%
Sodium 61.39mg 81.85%
Total Carbohydrate 0.85g 9.07%
Dietary Fiber 0.06 g 8.16%
Sugars 0.25 g %
Protein 0.33g 21.01%
Vitamin A 60.6IU% Vitamin C 1.52mg%
Calcium 11.26mg% Iron 0.04mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
curry paste, cooking oil, ground cumin, peeled, finely chopped, ripe mango, red chile, finely chopped red onions, finely chopped cilantro