Salsa Fresca De Sandia

Grilled Watermelon Salsa

Watermelon has a surprisingly delicious flavour and texture when grilled, quite different to cold watermelon. This salsa is a unique Mexican classic that’s bound to impress. Serve warm or cold.





25 minutes


  • ¼ watermelon, sliced
  • ½ cucumber
  • ½ red onion
  • Handful of coriander
  • 1 jalapeño chile
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt, to taste

Cooking Instructions

  1. Heat a frying pan or BBQ plate over high (no oil).
  2. Place the watermelon slices on the pan and grill for about 10 minutes each side, or until slightly charred.
  3. Dice the cucumber and red onion. Chop the coriander and jalapeño.
  4. Remove the watermelon from the heat and dice into 1cm cubes.
  5. In a bowl, combine all ingredients. Season to taste.
  6. Serve with La Tortilleria Totopos (tortilla chips).

¡Buen Provecho!

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