An easy, delicious summer salad bursting with fresh flavours and hitting all the flavour notes with sweet, salty, spicy and sour! Watermelon, feta, olives, chilli, orange and house-pickled shallots create a crowd-pleasing salad that will wow everyone!
sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepperto taste
for the pickled shallots
2French shallotspeeled and thinly sliced
1/4teaspoonsea salt flakes
4lemon thyme sprigs
1/3cupcup rice wine vinegar
crushed black pepper
Add all ingredients for pickled shallots in a medium bowl. Ensure that shallots are completely submerged in the vinegar. Cover and rest for 15-30 minutes. When ready to use, drain the vinegar or simply scoop out the shallot slices.
Prepare the dressing by mixing all ingredients for the dressing in a little lidded jar and shaking well.
In a large bowl add watermelon, feta, olives, chilli, lemon thyme, mint, orange, rocket and pickled shallot. Drizzle the dressing over the salad. Toss and mix gently until dressing is evenly distributed. Scoop into a large serving platter or salad bowl. Enjoy.
Make sure that your watermelon cubes are about 3cm and evenly cut for a beautiful looking salad with easy eatability factor.