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Thai Watermelon Salad

Sue Lau
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Salads
Cuisine Asian, Thai


  • Ingredients:
  • 1 quart fresh watermelon cut into cubes and seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoon seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon hot sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemongrass paste
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce or nam pla
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Thai basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 fresh jalapeno pepper seeded and minced
  • 1-2 tablespoons chopped roasted peanuts


  • Whisk together the vinegar, sugar, oil, lemongrass paste and fish sauce.
  • Gently stir with watermelon, basil, cilantro and jalapeno.
  • Garnish with chopped peanuts.
  • Eat at once or chill if desired (for best flavor).


From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword Watermelon