Savory Mango Chips

Remember my previous post on the Festive Food Fair, I forgot to mention 1 thing…the Mango Chips were a total success! Everyone loved it making them come back for more and more. There is something embarrassing about how I made profit with the 3 things I served.

I first set a price of 5 Baht for 5 mango chips on a plate

After the first 4-6 customers I noticed people were speedily coming in for more, it was in demand. It’s pretty exciting, because I loved this particular dish and I was sure everyone would too. Played out exactly the way I thought.

So guess what I did? I raised up the price to 10 baht for 5 mango chips per plate. People didn’t mind paying because it was worth it! It was sour and sweet and to give a twist of crispy by the potato pringle chips. Double taste & double texture makes a snack worth drooling over!

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Now let me break this dish down for you. I made mango salad and served it on pringle chips, which held the salad perfectly thanks to it’s curvy shape. The mango salad obviously oozed out a lot of it’s juice making it soupy. However, to keep the snack crispy I made sure every time I spooned the salad on top of the chips I strained the juice. Otherwise, the chip would become soggy, not fun at all.

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Mango Chips Plate

(Unfortunately I don’t have a good photo. It was made 40 minutes before the fair-so crazy rush)

Mango Salad Recipe:

  • 3-5 mix of fully ripe and 50% ripe mangos
  • 2 tbsp Soya Sauce
  • 2-3 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 3 tbsp Chill Flakes
  • 4-6 tbsp Grinded Peanuts (or powder as per choice)
  • 2 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt

Directions:

  1. Shred the mangoes. Drain any juice out if any produced.
  2. Refrigerate it for 30 minutes till you prepare all the other ingredients ready to mix.
  3. Take a big mixing bowl with the peeled/shredded mangoes and add all the seasoning ingredients.
  4. Mix it up well! Have a taste and add according to your preference.
  5. Set out a plate with 5-10 hard/flat chips or pringle chips (the best ‘chip plate’) and add the mango salad on top of each. About 2-3 big not regular pinches.
  6. Time to indulge in this amazing homemade snack!

Are you drooling? because I am…I think I will have to make some for myself very soon 😛

Try it out foodies!!

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