How To Cut a Mango
In just 4 easy steps, you have perfectly cut, sweet mango ready to add fresh tropical flavor to your favorite recipes.
Stand mango up on its narrow side on a cutting board with the stem end facing away from you. Using a chef's knife, cut down the length of the fruit, about 1 inch from the stem and just grazing the pit. Repeat on the other side.
Place one mango half, cut side up, on the board. Using a paring knife, make 1/2-inch cuts in a criss-cross pattern in the flesh, stopping short of the skin.
With both hands, hold the scored mango half from its skin side and push up to expose cubes of mango flesh.
Using a knife, carefully cut across the base of the cubes to free them, letting them fall into a bowl.