Luscious mango sorbet, with fresh mangos, lime juice, simple syrup.
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 3 ripe mangos (about 2 1/2 pounds)
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- Pinch salt
- 2 Tbsp tequila, rum, or vodka (optional)
1 Make simple syrup: Heat the sugar and water in a medium saucepan until the sugar has completely dissolved. Set aside to cool.
2 Prep mango: Cut the flesh from the mangoes (see How to Cut a Mango).
3 Blend mango, simple syrup, lime juice, salt: Put the mango pieces, simple syrup, lime juice, and salt into a blender. Blend until completely smooth.
4 Chill: Pour into a medium bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until completely chilled.
5 Process in ice cream maker: When ready to put the chilled lime mango purée into your ice cream maker, mix in the tequila or rum (if using). Process the mixture in your ice cream maker (Amazon sells a good one) according to the ice cream maker directions.
6 Freeze until firm: Transfer mixture to a plastic storage container and freezer in your freezer until firm, at least 6 hours.