Cucumber and Watermelon Salad w/ Hoisin-Lime Dress

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By Vicki Butts (lazyme)
from Grapeview, WA

A Vietnamese-style salad that makes a refreshing accompaniment to any kind of barbecued meat.

serves 6
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other


  •   1 1/2 large
    english cucumber, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 cups)
  •   3 c
    watermelon, seeded, 1/2-inch cubes
  •   3 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice
  •   3 Tbsp
    hoisin sauce
  •   1/4 c
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  •   2 Tbsp
    fresh mint, chopped
  •   1/3 c
    lightly salted dry-roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped

How To Make

  • 1
    Combine cucumbers and watermelon in medium bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 15 minutes and up to 4 hours. Drain; discard liquid.
  • 2
    Whisk lime juice and hoisin sauce in small bowl to blend. Pour dressing over cucumber-watermelon mixture and toss gently. Season salad to taste with pepper. Sprinkle salad with cilantro, mint, and then peanuts.
  • 3
    Serve immediately.

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