Melon, cucumber & prawn salad
Waitrose and Partners

Melon, cucumber & prawn salad

This recipe from Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich (aka Honey & Co) shows how readily melons take up flavour – marinating them for a really short time will truly make a difference

    • Serves2
    • CourseLunch
    • Prepare15 mins
    • Cook-
    • Total time15 mins
    • Plusmarinating


    • ½ cantaloupe melon
    • ½ galia melon
    • Few small mint leaves (from the 25g pack used below)
    • 1 unwaxed lime, zest and juice
    • ½ tsp dried mint (optional, but delicious)
    • 150g pack extra large cooked king prawns

    For the dressing

    • 25g pack mint, leaves only
    • ½ red chilli, deseeded and roughly chopped, or a generous pinch of dried chilli flakes
    • 1 unwaxed lime, zest and juice
    • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
    • Pinch caster sugar
    • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil