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Our Favorite Watermelon Salsa Recipes - 6 recipes

One of the most iconic and refreshing fruits of summertime, watermelon is a great addition to salsas to boost tropical colors and flavors. Watermelon salsas combine naturally with cucumber, pineapple, cilantro and mint to freshen up your summer dishes.

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By ngaldi

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (5 Votes)
Grilled Halibut with Watermelon Salsa 1 Picture
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Servings 2
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 40

  • HALIBUT:
  • 1 pound skin-on halibut fillet
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • WATERMELON SALSA:
  • 2 cups chopped, seedless watermelon
  • 2 Thai chiles, or 1 serrano pepper, finely minced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion, about 1/2 small
  • 1 medium clove garlic, minced, about 1 teaspoon
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh juice from 1 lime

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Fresh flavors abound with this simply grilled halibut served with homemade watermelon salsa

Top rated Watermelon Salsa recipes

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Fresh watermelon and pineapple salsa is sweet and spicy -- perfect served with tortilla chips, or over grilled chic...

  • 2 cups cubed watermelon, no seeds
  • 1 cup cubed pineapple pieces
  • 1/4 cup red onion, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 to 4 shakes hot sauce
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
4.4/5 (10 Votes)

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Fresh and delish! The ginger adds a special zing to this fresh melon salsa

  • 1 1/2 cup seedless watermelon cubes
  • 1/2 cup cantaloupe cubes
  • 2 scallions, chopped, white parts and 1 inch of green parts
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger
  • 1 chili pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
4.5/5 (6 Votes)

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Marinating the chicken breast gives it flavor depth before grilling

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 cups seeded watermelon, cut into 1/2" pieces
  • 1 cup peeled ripe mango, cut into 1/2" pieces
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped seeded jalapeño pepper, about 1 small
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
4/5 (1 Votes)

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Sweet and spicy, this watermelon ancho chili salsa is perfect with grilled chicken, pork or seafood -- or just serv

  • 2 ancho chiles, seeds removed
  • 1/4 small seedless watermelon, cut into 1-inch pieces, about 2 1/2 cups
  • 1/2 large beefsteak tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 small red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 jalapeño, with seeds, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Kosher salt
5/5 (1 Votes)

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This salsa is bursting with the flavors of summer: mangoes, ripe tomatoes, sweet watermelon, jalapeños, and of cou...

  • 3 medium yellow and/or red tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup seedless watermelon, chopped
  • 1 medium mango, halved, seeded, peeled and chopped
  • 1/3 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, snipped
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, halved, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • Kosher salt
4.6/5 (12 Votes)

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