Quick Dishes

Mexican Mango-Chile Ice Pops

Sweet and Spicy Mango Popsicles

Sold in abundance by street vendors in Mexico, paletas, or ice pops, are one of the most refreshing ways of enjoying sweet, juicy fruit. One of the most popular flavor combinations: mango and chile. Here, sweet, frozen GOYA® Mango Fruit Pulp is mixed with dash of spicy cayenne pepper for an easy treat that will cool you down again and again.

Serves 8

Prep time: 5 min.

Total time: 10 min., plus freezing time


1 pkg. (14 oz.) frozen GOYA® Mango Fruit Pulp, thawed

1 cup sugar

2 tsp. GOYA® Lemon Juice

¼ tsp. cayenne pepper, or more, to taste

1 mango, cubed


1. In medium bowl, mix together mango fruit pulp, sugar, ½ cup water, lemon juice and cayenne pepper, stirring until sugar dissolves.

2. Evenly divide mango cubes among eight 3-oz. ice pop molds. Pour mango pulp mixture into molds. Transfer molds to freezer; freeze until slushy, about 1 hour. Insert Popsicle stick into each mold; freeze until pops are frozen solid, about 3 hours more.

3. To serve, quickly run bottom of molds under hot water before unmolding.
Tip By La Cocina Goya

To make paletas, or ice pops, without store-bought ice pop molds, simply pour the mango mixture into small juice glasses or paper cups that hold at least 3 oz. each. Then, proceed with Step 2 of recipe.

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