Mexican Fruit Cups

Mexican Fruit Cups

These Mexican Fruit Cups are just 156 calories and are so easy to make!

We’ve even supplied you with some fruit swaps to lower the sugar and calorie content, making these Mexican fruit salads great for any diet.

Mexican Fruit Cups

Fruit with Mexican seasoning is a traditional snack, often found at Mexican fruit stands in both Mexico and California.

They are often made up of fruits (and sometimes veggies like jicama and cucumber) topped with spiced and hot sauce. Served with lime juice and a fork to eat on the go, these fruit cups are the perfect warm weather snack!

These Mexican Fruit Cups are just 156 calories!

Mexican Fruit Cups

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make homemade Mexican mango fruit cups.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll find a nutrition label, tips to cut the calories and sugar, and even links to traditional Mexican fruit seasoning and hot sauce.

To make this Mexico fruit cup recipe easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections.

Read through them for helpful resources, or skip ahead to the recipe card.

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Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in my email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this tajin on fruit recipe to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for Mexican fruit cup with chamoy and tajin…

Mexican Fruit Cup Ingredients

The ingredients on a Mexican fruit salad recipe vary, and you can easily swap out the fruit for veggies (like cucumbers) to cut calories and sugar.

Common Mexican Fruit Cup Fruits and Veggies:

  • Watermelon
  • Mango
  • Pineapple
  • Oranges
  • Cantaloupe
  • Jicama
  • Cucumbers
Mexican Fruit Cups

Shopping List for Mexican Fruit Cup Recipes:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this low calorie fruit cup Mexican recipe you want to make. It will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for this fruit with tajin can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make a Mexican fruit bowl…

How to Make Mexican Spiced Fruit

Making Mexican mangoes and fruit cups is easy and fun… and you can modify it to take out the spices. Making kiddos happy too!

For picky eaters, start with the fruit cups and lime. And as they get adventurous (or shall I say if they get adventurous) you can start with adding the tajin seasoning on fruit, and finally the hot sauce.

These Mexican watermelon cups with mango are great with just lime, so season them as you choose.

Mexican Fruit Cups

How to Make Mexican Fruit Spice Cups:

  1. Place fruit on cups alternating to ensure each is evenly distributed.
  2. Squeeze fresh lime juice over the fruit.
  3. Add a dash (about 1/2 teaspoon) of salsa to each cup, and top with a sprinkle (about 1/4 teaspoon) of Tajín to each cup.
  4. Serve with a lime wedge on top of each cup.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for the best tajin fruit cups recipe…

Mexican Fruit Cups

These low calorie Mexican fruit cups are easy to make, and wonderful flavorful snacks!

Be sure to see the nutrition section below for tips on saving even more calories, and tips for cutting sugar too.

Mexican Fruit Cups

Mexican Fruit Cups

Lose Weight By Eating
These Mexican Fruit Cups are just 156 calories and so easy to make!
You can choose to skip the hot sauce (which we recommend for kids) or use your favorite. But Mexican hot sauce is ideal for this recipe.
Special Tip: Get creative with the fruit, you can use any kind of melon. Or add in jicama, and even cucumbers to cut the sugar.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings
Calories 156 kcal



  • Place fruit on cups alternating to ensure each is evenly distributed.
  • Squeeze fresh lime juice over the fruit.
  • Add a dash (about 1/2 teaspoon) of salsa to each cup, and top with a sprinkle (about 1/4 teaspoon) of Tajín to each cup.
  • Serve with a lime wedge on top of each cup.



Serving: 1cupCalories: 156kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 2.3gFat: 0.7gSaturated Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 359mgPotassium: 441mgFiber: 4.5gSugar: 31.3gCalcium: 44mgIron: 1mg
Keyword dessert, fruit cup
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Nutrition and Calories in Mexican Spicy Fruit

This nutrition label is based off one Mexican fruit cup (about 2 cups) with tajin, hot sauce, and lime.

If you want to cut calories and carbs, try swapping one fruit for jicama, and one for sliced cucumber.

Important Note: As a reminder, at Lose Weight By Eating it is our goal to make you healthier, all-natural versions of your favorite recipes… not all will be “diet worthy” depending on the diet you are on. But they will be healthier versions to help curb your cravings.

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