Sunflower Salad

Ensalada Girasol

Preparation info
  • 4

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

  • About

The idea for this dish came to me when I took Aaron and Rodrigo, my twin sons, to eat at a Caribbean restaurant in the East Village called Sugar Reef. We ordered a side dish of mango, onion, lime, juice, and chile, and it suddenly brought back to me the wonderful mangos that they sell both ripe and green all over Mexico—cut in decorative patterns, sprinkled with lime juice, salt, and powdered red chile. It occurred to me then to try combining them with grilled chicken and smoky chipotle chi