Melon and Papaya Salad Recipe
A refreshing salad of melons, papaya, onions and tomatoes drizzled with a lemony dressing.
- Total Cook Time 25 mins
- Cook Time 25 mins
Ingredients of Melon and Papaya Salad
- 1 hot green chilli-halved lengthwise and de-seeded
- 100 ml fresh lime juice
- 250 ml water
- 2 ripe papayas
- 1 large melon
- For the tomato & onion salad:
- 2 blanched, sliced tomatoes
- 1 onion, blanched and cut into rings
- 2 Tbsp olive/salad oil
- 1 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp mustard paste
- Salt and pepper to taste
How to Make Melon and Papaya SaladHideShow Media
Combine the chilli, lemon juice, sugar and water in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil, cool and strain.
Skin, de-seed and cut the papayas and melon into cube.
Combine the fruit with the cooled syrup, season and chill.
Arrange the blanched onions and tomatoes on a plate.
Whisk all the dressing ingredients, season and spoon over the salad. Chill.
Serve the papaya and melon salad with the onion and tomato side dish.