Spicy Watermelon Salad

15 Jul

Nothing beats cold, crisp watermelon on a hot humid day in Florida heat. This spicy-sweet combo of watermelon and sriracha chili sauce is a perfect side dish  on a hot day.

  • watermelon sliced or cubed
  • 1/2 cup of torn mint leaves
  • 2 cups of fresh arugula
  • 1/4 cup unsalted peanuts or almonds, chopped or sliced

Dressing: Mix together

  • 3/4 tsp sriracha sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar disolved in 2 tsp of warm water
  • 1 glove of garlic, pressed
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil

Toss the arugula in the dressing, season with salt, and toss again. Place arugula in middle of individual plates. Top with watermelon, mint and nuts.

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