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Chilled watermelon wedges with chilli-lime salt

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast recipe for chilled watermelon wedges with chilli-lime salt.

By Lisa Featherby
  • 10 mins preparation
  • Serves 6 - 8
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Chilled watermelon wedges with chilli-lime salt
This combination is so simple, yet it packs a one-two punch of flavour: first the spicy saltiness, then the sweetness of the watermelon to finish. It makes a perfect poolside snack.


  • For squeezing: lime halves
  • 1.3 kg well-chilled watermelon (about ½), cut into thin triangles
Chilli-lime salt
  • 50 gm pink sea salt flakes
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Finely grated rind of 1 lime


  • 1
    For chilli-lime salt, combine ingredients in a bowl.
  • 2
    Squeeze lime over the watermelon, sprinkle with chilli-lime salt and serve immediately.