Tropical Mango Chili Zing Smoothie


Awaken your senses with our Tropical Mango Chili Zing Smoothie! This unique blend combines the sweetness of ripe mangoes with a hint of chili heat, creating a refreshingly bold and exotic smoothie. It's perfect for those who love a little adventure in their glass – a tropical treat with a spicy twist!

Tropical Mango Chili Zing Smoothie

Preparation and Total Times

  • Preparation Time
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 2
  • Serving Size: 1 glass (approximately 250 ml or 8.5 fl oz)

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 180 kcal
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 44 g
  • Fat: 1 g
  • Sodium: 5 mg
  • Sugar: 38 g (natural sugars from fruit)


  • 2 ripe mangoes, peeled and cubed (about 500 g or 1.1 lbs or 17.6 oz)
  • 250 ml (8.5 fl oz) coconut water
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 small red chili, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp honey (optional, adjust for sweetness)
  • A pinch of salt
  • Ice cubes

Method of Preparation

  1. Blend Ingredients: In a blender, combine the mango cubes, coconut water, lime juice, chopped chili, honey (if using), and a pinch of salt. Blend until smooth.
  2. Adjust Consistency: If the smoothie is too thick, add a little more coconut water. If it's too thin, add more mango or ice.
  3. Serve Chilled: Pour into glasses over ice cubes and serve immediately.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Ripe Mangoes: Use ripe mangoes for natural sweetness and creamy texture.
  • Adjust Spice: Start with a small amount of chili and adjust according to your spice tolerance.
  • Serving Suggestion: Garnish with a slice of lime or mango for an extra tropical touch.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use frozen mangoes?

Yes, frozen mangoes work well and make the smoothie even cooler.

Can I make this smoothie ahead of time?

It's best enjoyed fresh, but you can store it in the fridge for up to a day.

Is this smoothie vegan?

Yes, this smoothie is naturally vegan. Just ensure the honey is substituted with a vegan sweetener if needed.