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Melon Salsa

Makes 1 cup

Total Time
10 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.

su-Melon Salsa

Photo: Iain Bagwell
 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
Step 1

Mix all ingredients together in a medium bowl.

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 48Calories from Fat 44
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.5g4%

Saturated Fat 0.3g2%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 263mg11%
Total Carbohydrate 6.9g3%

Dietary Fiber 0.8g4%
Protein 0.8g2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.