Spicy Melon Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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1/2 cantaloupe, halved lengthwise, seeded and cut into half-moons, rinds removed

1/2 small seedless watermelon, cut into wedges, rinds removed 

4 dried pequin chiles

1/4 teaspoon flaky sea salt 

1 cup baby arugula 

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 

1 teaspoon lime juice 


  1. Shingle the cantaloupe half-moons and watermelon wedges on a platter. Crush the chiles and sprinkle them over the melons. Season with the salt. Scatter with the arugula. Drizzle the olive oil and lime juice over the top.