Sweet and Spicy Salad


watermelon salad recipe

Show off with this beautifully balanced watermelon salad.



  1. In a glass bowl, add the sugar, salt and ½ cup warm water. Mix until the sugar and salt have dissolved then add the vinegar. Add the onion slices and ensure they are submerged in the liquid. Cover and allow to pickle for a minimum of 60 minutes.
  2. Cut the watermelon into thin triangles and toss in a bowl with the drained pickled onion, baby spinach, cucumber and chilli. Top with fried shallots and fresh coriander leaves to serve.

Serves: 4
Takes: 1 hour & 15 mins

Recipe by Jacob Leung | jacobfood.com | @jacobfood 


Ingredients for Sweet and Spicy Salad

Golden Shore Caster Sugar 1kg

$2.99 ea

Chef's Choice Himalayan Pink Fine Salt 300g

$4.99 ea

Maldon Sea Salt Flakes 250g

$7.99 ea