Recipe By feverdream
Published Jun 20th
Prep 10m Cook - Additional - Ready In 10m
Servings 2 servings Calories 51.5

This Latino dish makes a refreshing summer snack with a surprising combination of flavors! Children love it.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups cubed seeded watermelon
  • ½ lime, juiced

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Mix cumin, coriander, chili powder, salt, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl.
  2. 2 Place watermelon into serving bowls; sprinkle with spice mixture. Squeeze lime juice over spiced watermelon.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 51.5
  • Carbohydrate 12.8 g
  • Fat 0.4 g
  • Fiber 0.9 g
  • Protein 1.1 g
  • Sodium 296.3 mg
  • Sugar 9.6 g


  1. Tried it but also used other fruits as that is how I used to buy it in Nogales AZ. Besides watermelon try papaya strawberries cantaloupe mango raspberries and jicama. Try other chili powders and use key limes.
  2. So good! Very refreshing!
  3. Sorry we didn't care for this. I'm a huge fan of chili lime (Tajin seasoning) on fruit - mango pineapple melon - it's one of my favorite snacks so I thought for sure I'd like this. The cumin was overpowering and the combination of lime with the spices gave everything a bitter flavor. I tried - Read more ...
  4. Neither the children nor the adults liked this at all.
  5. Just took this to a 4th of July party. It was very well received. It does have a bit of a kick to it at the end. I would recommend it to folks but I would also recommend to add less spice than called for if you do not like food with too much heat.
  6. This Spicy Watermelon is very similar to the spicy watermelon cups I purchase at my local Flea Market. I enjoy having during the summer months. The salt & heat really bring out the sweetness of the watermelon. And this recipe saves me buckets of money, since my local flea Market sells their cups for $5 - Read more ...
  7. Definitely making this again. So glad I tried it the name says it all. Thanks
  8. What a great combination of flavours! Never would have thought to add these spices to watermelon. So glad we did. This is a must try it's so different.
  9. This is spicy cool and refreshing! Thanks for the recipe!

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