A Different Pointe of View Serrano Mango
Salsa and Southwest Chicken Spread
Serrano Mango Salsa
1 mango, diced
1/2 cup red onion, diced
1 serrano chile, seeded and finely diced
juice of 1 lime
salt to taste
Southwest Chicken Spread
1 cup cream cheese
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, well drained
3 green onions, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds, roasted and salted, plus extra for garnish
1 cup sour cream
1 cup chicken, cooked and chopped
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
Serrano Mango Salsa: Combine ingredients in medium bowl and chill briefly.
Southwest Chicken Spread: Spread cream cheese on dinner-size serving plate.
Top with black beans, onion and sunflower seeds. Spread on sour cream. Sprinkle
with chicken, cilantro and extra sunflower seeds, if desired.
Serve with crackers.
Yield: 4 cups Spread
Source: Chef Cristobal Soto, A Different Pointe of View, Phoenix, Arizona