Seafood Mango Stir-Fry

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 8 mins
Total: 23 mins
Servings: 2 to 3 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
443 Calories
11g Fat
48g Carbs
41g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2 to 3
Amount per serving
Calories 443
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 123mg 41%
Sodium 1985mg 86%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 32g
Protein 41g
Vitamin C 178mg 891%
Calcium 175mg 13%
Iron 6mg 35%
Potassium 1294mg 28%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This tangy stir fry recipe features your choice of seafood in combination with mango. Shrimp, fish fillets, mussels, clams, scallops, etc. can all be used, or choose just one or two, then stir fry them together with snow peas and red pepper in a sweet and sour sauce that marries perfectly with fresh mango (or you can use frozen or canned mango if you can't find fresh). An easy and scrumptious stir fry recipe that is sure to a hit with everyone at your dinner table!


  • 1 pound mixed seafood, such as shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, and denser fillets of fish, such as halibut or salmon

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 fresh ripe mango, cut into bite-size pieces, or 1 cup canned or frozen mango

  • 1 1/2 cups snow peas

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced

  • 2 shallots, or 1 small cooking onion, sliced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

For the Stir-fry Sauce:

  • 1 fresh ripe mango, cut into bite-size pieces, or 1 cup canned or frozen mango

  • 1 red chili pepper, de-seeded

  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar, or white wine vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, more or less according to taste

  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, plus a little more for garnish

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Place all stir-fry sauce ingredients together in a blender or food processor. Process or blend until smooth.

  3. Taste-test the stir fry sauce for sweetness. You want a balance of flavors here, tangy, but definitely more sweet than sour. If needed, add 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon more sugar. Note: the sweetness of the sauce will depend on how sweet your mangos are.

  4. Prepare all other ingredients for stir-frying, and place next to the stove. If using fillets of fish, gently cut them into cubes (cubes stay together better than strips). For shrimp, be sure to remove the shells (you can leave the tail on). For clams and mussels, rinse with cold water, removing any surface debris.

  5. Pour 1 to 2 tbsp. vegetable oil into a wok or large frying pan and place over medium-heat heat. Add the garlic, shallots/onion, and snow peas. If using clams, add them now as well (Note: clams require a longer cooking time than mussels). Stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes, or until snow peas turn bright green. Add up to 1/3 of the stir-fry sauce when your wok or frying pan becomes dry.

  6. Add the rest of the stir-fry sauce, plus the red pepper and seafood. Stir-fry gently, so that you don't break any shells. Also, if using fish fillets, these require extra gentleness, or they will break apart.

  7. Stir-fry 5 to 7 minutes, or until all the seafood is cooked (mussels and/or clams should open after 7 minutes, if not, discard). A minute or two just before serving, add the mango pieces (these just need warming).

  8. Serve hot from the wok with rice on the side. Or, scoop the stir-fry onto a serving platter. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro and decorate with lime wedges, if desired.