Photo: Iain Bagwell
YieldsMakes 1 cupTotal Time10 mins

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.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Mix all ingredients together in a medium bowl.

Step 2
2

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

Step 3
3

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

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

Directions

Step 1
1

Mix all ingredients together in a medium bowl.

Step 2
2

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

Step 3
3

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

Melon Salsa