Store unripe mangos at room temperature. To speed up ripening place in a paper bag with a banana. A ripe mango can be stored in the fridge for up to a week. Mangos taste best if brought to room temperature before eating. Preparation Tip:
One way to prepare a mango is to cut the "cheeks" away from the pit, and cross hatch the flesh with a sharp knife before inverting it by turning the concave shape into a convex one. A pattern of cubes will pop out making for an easy way to eat a mango. Culinary Compatibility:
Mangos are good served both sweet and savoury. Try in a chutney or with other fruits in a pie. Health Information:
High in beta carotene, fibre, vitamins C, E, and B6. They are also a source of potassium, folate, riboflavin, thiamin and niacin.