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Fruit planks in glass jars sprinkled with chile lime seasoning as Mexican street food

DIY chile lime salt on Mexican street food

Course Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chilelimesalt, fruitcups, Mexican tajin, Mexicansnacks, Mexicanstreetfood, spicyfruitcups
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 48kcal
Author dorothy stainbrook


  • 1 Tbsp Salt Kosher salt or pink himalayan salt
  • 2 Tsp True lime
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Chipotle spice Or other spicy chile powder

Fruit cups

  • 1 Small Jicama
  • 1 Med Cucumber
  • 1 Mango
  • 1 Avocado, pineapple, papaya, etc. Your favorite fruit or vegetable


  • For the seasoning blend: With a whisk or slotted spoon, thoroughly blend together the salt, True lime and the chile powder
  • For the fruit: wash and peel the fruit you choose to use. Cut into planks or spears (see video for cutting tutorial)
  • Place fruit spears in a large bowl and sprinkle with the chile lime salt. Cut wedges of lime and serve fruit/vegetable spears on a plate with lime wedges for people to squeeze over the fruit/vegetables.



Calories: 48kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1166mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 410IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg