Lime-grilled chicken with fresh watermelon salad

Recipe: Lime-grilled chicken with fresh watermelon salad


  • Juice and finely grated zest of 2 limes
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 free range chicken breast fillets, halved horizontally
  • 1kg red seedless watermelon flesh, cubed
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves, torn
  • 1 cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 4 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced
  • 180g tub South Cape Persian fetta, crumbled


  1. Whisk lime juice and zest, sesame oil and olive oil in a small jug. Season to taste. Place chicken in a medium bowl and toss with half the dressing until well coated.
  2. Cook chicken on heated grill plate for 1-2 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Set aside to rest for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, place watermelon, mint, coriander, shallots and chilli in a large bowl. Add remaining dressing and toss to combine.
  4. Divide salad between four plates and sprinkle with fetta.
  5. Serve with chicken.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: snack

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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