Grilling watermelon adds a smoky note to the fruit and gives it a slightly meaty texture that matches well with shrimp. Cooking takes only a couple of minutes, so have both sets of skewers ready before you start. You'll need 12 flat metal skewers (12 in. long) or 18 skewers (8 in. long)—or use bamboo skewers of the same size, soaked in water for 30 minutes.
Put down the phone. Step away from the take-out menu. Yes, you can make Thailand's most famous street food. It's easier than you think.
In 45 minutes and with ingredients you can find at a well-stocked grocery store, put together a noodle dish that's healthier and quicker than takeout. Don't forget the limes; their juice adds the perfect zing.