Spicy Watermelon Salad

This watermelon salad is a perfect summer salad that you can serve at your next party. The freshness of the watermelon fits perfectly with the sourness of the lime and the spiciness of chili.
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Watermelon: an essential summer fruit

When we talk about summer, the first fruit that comes to everyone mind’s is watermelon.
I love summer because we get spoiled for choice for
 fruits, and watermelon is one of these great fruits this season gives us.

There are a lot of recipes you can enjoy: Watermelon salad, smoothie, sorbet, or watermelon ice cream.

spicy watermelon salad

Watermelon benefits

Watermelon has tons of advantageous nutrients that are important for our health. Just keep in mind that, the more it ripens, it gets better and way beneficial.

Due to its richness in water with around 92%, watermelon is a very hydrating fruit. It is a must in the very hot summer days to keep you hydrated.

Have you ever wondered why watermelon has its beautiful red color? NO! 

The red color is coming from an important antioxidant called lycopenewhich is present generously in watermelon.

Watermelon is great for our hearts and bones too, since the lycopene antioxidant is widely known for its positive impact on cardiovascular health and bones.

Besides been so tasty, watermelon is very rich in terms of vitamins, especially vitamin C. You can easily get your daily dose of vitamin C while enjoying a beautiful slice of watermelon.

It is unbelievable, but watermelon is also an immune-boosting fruit, its various nutrients have great impacts on our immunity and overall health.

spicy watermelon salad
spicy watermelon salad

Spicy watermelon salad

This a perfect summer salad that you can serve at your next party.
The freshness of the watermelon fits perfectly with the acidity of the lime and the spiciness of chili.
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Salad
Servings 2


  • Watermelon (Cut into small cubes)
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 medium cucumber
  • 1/2 Fresh lime juice
  • A pinch of pepper flakes
  • Mint leaves


  • Cut the watermelon into small cubes, and cut half of a lime into thin slices, get the juice of the left half.
  • Peel the cucumber, remove its seeds, and cut into small slices.
  • In a salad bowl, add the fruit slices. Squeeze some lime or lemon on top of it, then sprinkle with pepper flakes.
  • Mix gently and decorate with some mint leaves.
Keyword Watermelon
spicy watermelon salad

Serve your watermelon salad!

This watermelon salad is so refreshing that you can serve it along with other summer favorites.
It is essential to refrigerate for about 30 minutes for more freshness and smoothness. In case the watermelon is already refrigerated, you can serve it immediately.
Feel free to adapt this salad to the flavors you do like. It is widely open for customization. Here some combo you can try: 

  • Watermelon, cucumber, and feta
  • Watermelon and feta 

Enjoy my dears!

spicy watermelon salad

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