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Fire & Ice Mango Sundae

Day PartDessert
Menu PartDessert
Cuisine TypeAmerican
Fire & Ice Mango Sundae

Source: Recipe and photo courtesy of National Mango Board

Restaurants are capturing more sales by offering savory and spicy desserts. In fact, more than one-third of diners are interested in a savory indulgence to cap off a meal, according to Datassential MenuTrends. Chef Susser balances the sweet-heat flavors of mango, jalapeno and chipotle for a grownup sundae with a kick.  


3 tbsp. turbinado raw cane sugar
1 tbsp. ground chipotle powder
6 cups lime sorbet
12 gingersnap cookies, wafer style

Mango Chow-Chow
2 firm mangos, diced
1 large shallot, minced
1 large jalapeno, seeded and minced
3 tbsp. fresh lime juice
2 tbsp. cilantro, roughly chopped
2 tsp. coarse sea salt, divided
3/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


  1. In medium bowl, combine mango, shallot, jalapeno, lime juice and cilantro for chow-chow. Season to taste with 1 1/2 tsp. salt and pepper.
  2. Mix the sugar, chipotle powder and 1/2 tsp. salt in medium bowl.
  3. Per serving, scoop 1/2 cup sorbet into a dessert bowl. Top with 1/4 cup mango chow-chow.  Sprinkle with sweet chili dust and serve with a cookie.

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