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strawberry salsa in a bowl with nachos tortilla chips around

Strawberry Salsa

This Strawberry Salsa is luxurious, sweet, and with a little hint of jalapeno. It is a great appetizer addition to barbecue table, summer parties, and simply great enjoyed on its own.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Sauces & Condiments, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Servings 2 cups


  • 2 cups strawberries hulled and finely diced
  • 1 jalapeno stem and seeds removed, finely diced
  • 1 half of a small red onion finely diced
  • 1 handful of fresh cilantro leaves finely chopped
  • 1 whole lime freshly squeezed juice
  • ½ tsp granulated white sugar or light muscovado sugar
  • 1 pinch Himalayan fine pink or kosher salt to taste
  • 1 pinch Black ground pepper to taste


  • Place onion in a medium bowl and drizzle with whole lime squeezed lime juice. Set aside while you prep the other ingredients.
  • In a medium serving bowl mix strawberries, jalapeno, cilantro, sugar, salt and pepper. Add red onion and mix to combine.
  • Serve as soon as it is ready with chips, tacos, grilled chicken, or seafood such as shrimps.


  • Add ons - freshly chopped mint (be careful, as chopped mint may start to lose its color and become brown) and sliced or chunks of avocado.
  • This recipe makes about 1 1/2 - 2 cups of strawberry salsa.
  • If cilantro is not your favorite, simply sub with parsley or a little bit of basil or mint.
Keyword fruit salsa, strawberry salsa, strawberry salsa for dessert, strawberry salsa for fish