Cold or hot? Yes, it is. And crunchy, too!

Watermelon, and jicama and jalapeñ0? Why not? And brightest all with lime juice and come chopped cilantro.



1 3-lb. seedless watermelon, rind removed, cut into 2-1/2 X 1/2 inch sticks

1/2 large jicama, peeled and cut into 1-1/2 X 1/2 inch sticks

One jalapeño or serrano chile, thinly sliced, seeds removed.

1 scallion (white and pale green parts only) thinly sliced on the diagonal

1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro

2 Tbsp fresh lime juice

Kosher salt


In a large bowl, toss together watermelon, jicama, jalapeño, scallion, cilantro and lime juice. Season generously with salt. Gently toss in watermelon. Serve chilled.


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