Shredded,mango, One of my favorite treats when mango season is upon us. Sweet and salty, you will be happy you took the time to make this treat.
6-8 green mango, peeled, 1/2-inch strips
2 TB Hawaiian salt
2 TB water
½ c. brown sugar
1/4 tsp. Chinese 5 spice
1 tsp. red food coloring, optional
In a large mixing bowl; toss mangoes with salt. Place a heavy plate onto mangoes; let stand overnight. Rinse and drain well. In a saucepan over medium high heat; stir together water, sugar and spice till syrupy. Add coloring and mangoes; cook 8-10 minutes. Cool. Lay flat on a baking sheet. Bake 200 degrees for 2 hrs; until dried. Makes 1 1/2 cups.