The first time I had one of these I was about 16 and I was spending the summer in Mexico at my grandparents house. I was out with my cousin and a friend and his mom offered these to us. I'd never heard of them before but I knew that they had mango so I couldn't say no. I've loved mangoes ever since I was little. Loved the way their aroma would fill up my grandma's kitchen. Anywho, I'm veering off topic. I tasted it and I instantly fell in love. Years passed and I'd forgotten all about it, until a couple of years ago when I heard someone mention them in passing. "OH YEAH!" Ever since, I've been obsessed with trying to find places that sold them. Earlier this year a taco shop opened up (I also have an unhealthy taco obessesion) and I found out they sold mangoneadas. Ordered one and I was hooked again. The only difference is that they made theirs more like a raspado (shaved ice).
I decided to do a little mind investigating AKA thinking and remembering, and figured out what was in the original and I've come up with the recipe for you to try as well.
- 2 large mangoes
- 1 C pineapple juice
- 1T of chile lime powder
- Popsicle tray
1. Dice the mangoes and put in them in a blender. 2. Add 1 cup of pineapple juice and 1tablespoon of the chile lime powder 3. Blend until there's an almost smooth consistency 4. Pour into popsicle trays. Freeze overnight. Makes 6-8 popsicles depending on the size of your trays.
When you're ready to eat one, drizzle a little of the chamoy sauce on top and a little sprinkle of the chile lime powder. You can find the chamoy and chile lime powder in the Mexican food section of your grocery store, or just go to Mexican grocery store like Superior or Northgate, and they'll be sure to have it.
The good thing is, it's natural and one serving is only 114 calories. Not bad for those of us on calorie restrictions. It's a perfect summer treat!