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Shrimp with Mango Salsa and Rice

Combine seafood and tropical fruit in this delicious weeknight dinner recipe: Shrimp with Mango Salsa and Rice!  Throw together some fresh vegetables, chopped mango, pineapple or any other tropical fruit, lime juice, and some spices!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 554 kcal
Author Julia


Ingredients for mango salsa and rice:

  • 2 cups mango chopped in small cubes
  • 1 cup black beans , canned, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn , canned, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup tomato chopped in small cubes
  • 1 bell pepper , chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion minced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro fresh, chopped finely
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice freshly squeezed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup rice uncooked

Ingredients for shrimp:

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lb shrimp , peeled and deveined, , with tails still attached, if you want
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder


How to make mango salsa

  1. Mix all chopped ingredients for mango salsa in a large bowl, add lime juice, add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside to let the juices combine together.

Cook rice

  1. Cook rice according to package instructions.

How to cook shrimp

  1. Rinse the shrimp.

  2. Mix salt, pepper, sage, paprika, oregano, cumin, and chili powder in a medium size bowl. Add shrimp to the bowl with spices and mix and toss to coat shrimp with spices.

  3. Heat 4 tablespoons of olive oil in a large frying pan on high heat. Add shrimp, coated with spices and cook about 3 minutes on each side, until shrimp becomes red in color on each side. Remove pan from heat.


  1. Add a small amount of cooked rice to each serving plate.  Add a small amount of mango salsa to each plate.  Top with cooked shrimp.  Top with any remaining salsa. 

Nutrition Facts
Shrimp with Mango Salsa and Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 554 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 285mg95%
Sodium 1036mg45%
Potassium 642mg18%
Carbohydrates 68g23%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 2350IU47%
Vitamin C 82.1mg100%
Calcium 202mg20%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.