Introduction: Watermelons are one of the great pleasures of summer. After you finish your cool water sandwich, don’t just toss the rinds in the trash. You can make a tasty watermelon pickles with the rinds. Here is my wife’s traditional Cantonese style watermelon salad recipe. Adjust the amounts to suit your tastes. Blend the ingredients together gently after each step. This recipe makes a bowl full of watermelon salad, which came from the leftover rinds of two slices of watermelon.
Preparation Time: About 15 minutes
Ingredients: Watermelon rinds /Cilantro /Vinegar /Ground Black Pepper /Red Pepper Flakes/Sesame Oil /Soy Sauce/Dried Fried Garlic /Salt
Step 1: Begin by cutting off the outside hard green rind. Cut off the inside pink flesh down to the rind. Water thoroughly in warm water.
Step 2: Thinly slice the clean watermelon rinds about the width of a french fry.
Step 3: Add about a teaspoon of cilantro.
Step 4: Add a tablespoon of dried fried garlic.
Step 5: Grind some fresh black pepper over the top.
Step 6: Add a dash of salt.
Step 7: Add a dash of soy sauce.
Step 8: Add some red pepper flakes.
Step 9: Add a couple spoonfuls of vinegar.
Step 10: Add oil – a teaspoon of cooking oil and a splash of sesame oil.
Blend all the ingredients together and serve. Adjust the amounts as you like. use some hoisin sauce to give your salad a fresh, savory aroma. You can add other ingredients such as: meat, peanuts, sugar, chopped onions, or chives. Experiment and enjoy the season. If you have a favorite recipes please share it with us in the comments. Enjoy.