Green Mango Salad

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By Naomi Duguid

Published 2012

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In Asia, mangoes, like papayas and jackfruit, are treated as vegetables when they are green or unripe. Here green mango, tart and crisp, is dressed with a little oil and with sweet and pungent flavors—shallots, both raw and fried, and dried shrimp powder—as well as a little chile.

The trick is to find a completely unripe mango or a sour mango; both are sold as “green mango.” If the mango is unripe, it will be very hard, so it will need to be tossed with salt to soften it and bring o