Melon and Papaya Salad Recipe

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Melon and Papaya Salad
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A refreshing salad of melons, papaya, onions and tomatoes drizzled with a lemony dressing.

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 Salad

  • 1.Combine the chilli, lemon juice, sugar and water in a saucepan.
  • 2.Bring to a boil, cool and strain.
  • 3.Skin, de-seed and cut the papayas and melon into cube.
  • 4.Combine the fruit with the cooled syrup, season and chill.
  • 5.Arrange the blanched onions and tomatoes on a plate.
  • 6.Whisk all the dressing ingredients, season and spoon over the salad. Chill.
  • 7.Serve the papaya and melon salad with the onion and tomato side dish.
Tags: SaladSummer