How to Cut a Mango


On first glance, a mango seems like it would be pretty simple to cut, but don’t be fooled.

Avoiding the large, flat seed in the middle can be tricky, and the wrong approach can leave you with a big, juicy mess. Cutting a mango in a “hedgehog” pattern can make for a neat, beautiful way to enjoy this tropical fruit.

Cut one side off
then the other
cut sides off pit
slice lengthwise
and crosswise
turn inside-out
scrape off fruit
yum, mango