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Melon Salsa

Photo: Iain Bagwell
Total time 10 mins
Yield

Makes 1 cup

Charentais has orange flesh, but you can use any orange- or green-fleshed melon for this salsa--just not watermelon, because its flesh is too fragile and watery. This salsa is great with grilled chicken or pork.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced orange-fleshed melon, such as Charentais (1/4- to 1/2-in. cubes)
  • 1 cup diced cucumber (1/4- to 1/2-in. cubes)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 serrano chile, stemmed, halved, and sliced
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 48
  • caloriesfromfat 44 %
  • protein 0.8 g
  • fat 2.5 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • carbohydrate 6.9 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • sodium 263 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a medium bowl.

  2. Make ahead: Up to 1 day, covered and chilled.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/2-cup serving.