BEST Asian Watermelon Salad

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Are you looking for an easy fruit recipe for dinner? Try our Asian Watermelon Salad: full of sweet watermelon, fresh mint, cilantro and basil. Tossed in an easy lime dressing with a little spice from the jalapeño pepper. It is so easy to put together. Perfect for when you crave fruit for dinner!

– – 1/3 cup peanut or vegetable oil – 2 small shallots 1 thinly sliced, 1 finely chopped – Kosher salt – Juice of 3 limes – 2 teaspoons fish sauce – 1 tablespoon soy sauce – 1 clove garlic minced – 1 2 - inch piece ginger peeled and minced – 1 red jalapeno pepper thinly sliced – 4 cups chopped seedless watermelon – 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro – 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil – 1/3 cup chopped fresh mint – 1 tablespoons cocktail peanuts roughly chopped


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4 people


lunch, dinner

prep Time

10 mins


why you'll love Asian watermelon salad: 1. Delicious and unique flavor: This fruit recipe features a combination of natural sweetness and a bit of spice. 2. Healthy ingredients:  Not only is it healthy,  it's so flavorful!

What could be subbed for watermelon? This salad is best made with watermelon. It goes so well with all the other ingredients and the dressing.


What does this salad pair well with? This watermelon salad goes nicely with grilled entrees, wraps, sandwiches, even pizza.


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