Turkey mango and lime salad

turkey mango and lime salad

This is a delicious recipe from Caroline Marson to use up leftover turkey and ham after the Christmas festivities. It works really well on Boxing Day along with other salads and baked potatoes.


Serves 8

  • Approx. 250g cooked ham, sliced into pieces
  • Approx. 250g leftover turkey, sliced into pieces
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 large ripe mango
  • grated rind and juice of 1 lemon or lime
  • 150ml vegetable oil
  • handful of coriander sprigs (parley will do if you don’t have any coriander)
  • 3 spring onions, finely chopped
  • A pinch of Salt
  • Black pepper


  • Halve the cucumber lengthways, then carefully remove the seeds with a teaspoon. Slice the cucumber flesh into thin slices.
  • Cut down either side of the mango stone. Cut away the flesh from the skin and place in a food processor, along with the grated lime or lemon and strained juice. Whizz and whilst the motor is running add the oil until the consistency is smooth.
  • Pour the prepared mango dressing into a large bowl. Add the turkey and ham, cucumber, coriander and finely chopped spring onions and season to taste.