Watermelon & Coriander Salad

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    as a side
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Easy Vegan

By Sue Quinn

Published 2015

  • About

Make sure the watermelon is chilled for this recipe so that the salad is crisp and refreshing. It makes a lovely starter on a summer’s day.


  • 1 red onion, very finely sliced, ideally on a mandoline
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice, plus extra to taste
  • 1


Put the onion in a small bowl and pour over the lime juice. Set aside.

Toast the coriander seeds in a dry frying pan until fragrant. Transfer to a mortar and lightly crush. Mix with the salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper and cumin.

Gently combine the watermelon, cucumber, marinated onion and chopped coriander in a large bowl. Sprinkle over the spice mix and toss. Taste for seaso