Mango Coconut Cucumber Salad

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe if from the Moosewood Restaurant Cookbook. They say "Refreshing and versatile are the best words to describe this tropical melange. It can be a side dish or a salsa, and it pairs beautifully with Caribbean, Mexican, Brazilian, African, Thai, or Indian cuisine."


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cucumber, chile, lemon and lime juice, brown sugar, coconut, mango, and bell pepper.
  2. Toss well.
  3. Cover and chill for 20 minutes and serve cold.
  4. Just before serving, top with cilantro or spearmint.
Most Helpful

One statement for this salad.Delicious!

Norahs Girl September 23, 2001

Refreshing, deliciouse and easy! I added some red pepper flakes to kick it up a bit....could have been done with more fresh hot peppers. Since I had lovely, unwaxed English cukes, I did not peel them.

Ambervim July 04, 2012

This was very simple and it tasted great. I made it once without the hot peppers, amd canned mangos, don't. Fresh mangos were superior and it needs the little extra kick of the peppers. I also use about 1/2 the sugar. This is a very refreshing and pretty salad.

Kim July 30, 2007