Watermelon and Sesame Seed Salad


This salad is so refreshing and tastes quite differently to what you expect. Delicious! I like to serve with chicken breast.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound watermelon, seeded and cut into chunks

  • 1 (8 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and halved

  • 1 ¾ ounces sesame seeds, or as desired

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ bunch garlic chives, finely chopped

  • ½ bunch fresh cilantro leaves, chopped

  • ¼ cup raspberry vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 1 dash fish sauce


  1. Combine the watermelon, water chestnuts, sesame seeds, salt, garlic chives, and cilantro in a large mixing bowl.

  2. Whisk the raspberry vinegar, white sugar, sesame oil, and fish sauce together in a small bowl; pour over the watermelon salad mixture and gently toss to coat evenly. Chill in refrigerator 1 hour to serve chilled.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

121 Calories
5g Fat
18g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 121
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 403mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 13mg 67%
Calcium 101mg 8%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 227mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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