Mango-Orange Granita

Coastal Living
Mango Orange GranitaRecipe

Photo: Greg Dupree Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas 

Finish the evening with a sweet icy dessert featuring mango, orange juice, and fresh lime juice.  For an additional kick, garnish with red pepper.

Serves: 8


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2 ripe, medium mangoes (about 1 lb., 10 oz.)
1 cup fresh orange juice
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons lime zest, plus 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice (from about 2 limes), divided
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
8 teaspoons gold tequila


1. Peel mangoes; coarsely chop fruit. Process mango, orange juice, water, sugar, lime juice, and salt in a blender until smooth. Pour mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish. Freeze until firm, about 4 hours, scraping mixture with a fork every 30 minutes.

2. Divide mixture evenly among 8 small glasses. Drizzle with tequila, and sprinkle with lime zest.

Created date

April 2016