Grilled Mango with Balsamic Glaze

Balsamic MangoThanks to my friend Rob, who tended bar at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, you’ll be able to taste this unusual lip smacking combo.

I added a pinch of chili for warmth and heat which breaks up the sweet punch of balsamic and mango. You rock Rob!!

Serves 4

Grilled Mango with Balsamic Glaze

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 2 grilled mangoes

Serving Size: 1/2 grilled mango

Calories per serving: 166 calories

Fat per serving: 7 g fat (1 g saturated)

Grilled Mango with Balsamic Glaze


  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground hot chili, such as Aji Amarillo, Chipotle, or cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 ripe mangoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch thick slices


  • In a small saucepan over high heat, boil the balsamic vinegar for 5 minutes to reduce by half. Stir in olive oil, chili, and salt. Cool.
  • Soak the mango slices in the marinade 2 to 3 hours or overnight. Heat a grill over medium-high heat. Grill the mango in batches on lightly oiled grill rack, turning once, until browned and slightly softened, about 5 minutes total. Drizzle with remaining balsamic glaze and serve with grilled fish, meats, or chicken.

Nutritional Stats Per Serving (1/2 mango): 166 calories, 0 g protein, 25 g carbohydrates, 7 g fat (1 g saturated), 0 mg cholesterol, 2g fiber, 153 mg sodium

Weight Watchers® Points Plus: 4

Make It a Meal: Serve with Pulled Pork or Chipotle Orange Shrimp or Black Bean Soup.

Wine Pairing Riesling, Viognier, Pacific or Sol Beer

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