Nieve De Mango Con Tequila ( Mango - Tequila Ice)

Total Time
3hrs 20mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
3 hrs

During the warm months in Mexico, a variety of tropical fruit-flavored ices are sold by vendors with pushcarts, usually stationed in the parks and in front of schools. In the zócalo - main square - several exotic varieties are available, including those flavored with the local specialty, an egg-nog like liquor called rompope, and of course, the ever-popular tequila and lime. The following ice combines the tequila and lime with the the sweetness of mango. Prep time includes freezer time. From Mexico Connect

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 29.58 ml sugar
  • 59.14 ml water
  • 473.18 ml chopped ripe mangoes (number of mangos will depend on their size)
  • 29.58 ml freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • 29.58 ml tequila

Directions

  1. Stir the sugar and water together over medium heat until the mixture boils and the sugar dissolves.
  2. Cool the mixture, place it in a blender, add the mango and lime juice and puree until smooth.
  3. Transfer to a pie plate or refrigerator tray covered with foil, and freeze 2 hours, or until slushy.
  4. Remove from freezer, add the tequila, and beat well.
  5. Return to freezer, remove after one-half hour, and beat again.
  6. Place the ice in the freezer and remove 10-15 minutes before serving time.
  7. Place in blender or food processor and process until smooth.
  8. Serve immediately.