Monday, February 22, 2016

Pineapple Mango Salsa (SRC)

BBQ Pork Chops with Pineapple Mango Salsa from

It's Secret Recipe Club time! I know it can't just be me, but the last Monday of the month seems to come around so quickly! Each month around 120 bloggers are assigned a blog in secret to peruse and choose a recipe to make. Today is Group D's turn to reveal their assigned blog and recipe.

This month I was thrilled to be assigned Fantastical Sharing of Recipes by Sarah who happens to be the fearless leader of the Secret Recipe Club. Sarah is married to Nick and they have 3 beautiful children, 2 cats and a dog. Definitely a full house! She is also a serious recipe hoarder and her blog is packed full of delicious sounding, family-friendly comfort food.

I liked the sound of the Atomic Hashbrowns but the kids aren't keen on spicy food so the Chubby Hubby Potatoes would be more their thing, though I've bookmarked both to try later. I was also really tempted by the 40 Clove Garlic Chicken and Classic Cabbage Rolls. But it is summer here after all and I just couldn't face any hot food so I started looking for something cool.

It has been stinking hot here the past few weeks. We've had a couple of 36 degree days (around 96 F) and it is just miserable being in the kitchen when it's that hot. So many times I've planned my meals for the week and then not made any of it because none of us felt like eating much. BUT not this time.

These barbecued pork chops topped with pineapple mango salsa were calling everyone's name. Is there anything more summery than this? (apologies to anyone knee-deep in snow right now).

Succulent pork was the perfect pairing for this light, fresh salsa. The kids loved having fruit for dinner and miracle of miracles, Mr 5 actually tried some pork! This is the kid that won't touch any meat except salami.

Thank you Sarah for such a simple but delicious recipe. This is one of our new family favourites.

Pineapple Mango Salsa
Recipe from Fantastical Sharing

1 1/2 cups fresh sweet pineapple, diced
1 mango, diced
1/2 red capsicum, finely diced
1/4 cup red onion, finely diced
2 tbs fresh coriander roughly chopped
juice of 1 lime
1 tbs extra virgin olive oil
pinch salt

Place all ingredients into a large glass bowl and toss to combine.

Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving with grilled meat.


  1. This is gorgeous! How lucky that you got Sarah!! I can't imagine the weather you are experiencing!! Your chops are fabulous looking!

  2. Wow! How lucky you got Sarah and what a FAB recipe too! Love mango - Karen

  3. Yum! I haven't had this pineapple mango salsa in forever, but it is THE BEST!! I actually had pineapple pico de gallo with dinner this week, but it really doesn't compare :) Happy reveal day!

    1. Thanks Sarah we loved this recipe!! Really enjoyed spending the month on your blog and getting to know you and your family :)

  4. Mm I love a good citrus salsa on top of grilled meats. I'm so ready for grilling season!

  5. This salsa looks so pretty. I am pretty jealous that it is summer than and you are enjoying foods like this. Happy Reveal Day!

    1. Thanks Emily! On really hot days I'm jealous of all of you in the snow :)

  6. I love fruit salsas during the hot weather. I can't wait to have it again. Few more months here in Michigan.

  7. This salsa looks amazing! So bright and colorful.


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