Photo: Jennifer Davick; Prop Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon turbinado sugar
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 jalapeño or 2 serrano peppers, seeded and minced
1/2 teaspoon sea or kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
1 small red onion, diced
1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh mint
1 small seedless watermelon
1 small cantaloupe
2 English cucumbers
How to Make It
Combine lime juice and next 5 ingredients.
Place red onion, cilantro, and mint in a large bowl. Dice watermelon and cantaloupe into 1-inch pieces; add to bowl. Peel and dice cucumbers, jicama, and mangoes; add to bowl. Stir in lime juice mixture. Cover and chill 20 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Wonderfully delicious!! I only used half a jalapeño (because of children) and omitted the jicama(didn't know if ID like it) and it was outstanding! Best substitution for traditional fruit salads. Everyone loved it & now I must bring this & my Mac n cheese to every cookout!
This was a huge hit!! I didn't use jalapeno since there were lots of kids as guests. Mint adds such a refreshing flavor and everyone loved it. It's so easy to make. It is not ordinary "fruits salad" and I will definitely make this again and again!