Watermelon Salad with Calamansi-Patis Dressing

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Our Home Kitchens, Pacific Island/Asian Cuisine, Recipes, Seasonal | 1 comment

Watermelon Salad with  Patis

Watermelon Salad with Patis

Many of you are getting summer started this Memorial Day Weekend. Any of you rollin to a picnic or barbecue?  If so, we’ve got the bomb ass pot-luck dish, Watermelon Salad with Sprinkles of Patis. Imagine sweet, juicy watermelon tossed in rich salty fish sauce, sharp lime and sour calamansi juice, peppery cilantro, honey and thinly sliced red onion.WTW! This recipe is so freagin easy, there really is no excuse. The hardest thing is cutting that annoying watermelon rind. This side dish is super fresh.


8 cups of watermelon, cubed

1 cup of cilantro, chopped

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced and separated

1/2 cup of fresh lime juice

1/4 cup honey or agave

1/4 cup patis aka fish sauce

Filipino Fish Sauce

Filipino Fish Sauce

Directions: Place watermelon, chopped cilantro and red onion  in large bowl. In medium bowl combine lime juice, honey and fish sauce. Whisk together.  Pour dressing over watermelon and lightly toss until fully coated.

The Freshest Ingredients: 

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