Normally, people eat the red flesh of the watermelon. The rind (white and white greenish part) is thrown away. This Watermelon Peel with Red Chilies recipe uses the rind of the watermelon to make a delicious dish.

Phytochemicals and Nutrients of Watermelon Peel: Watermelon rich in water,citrulline,deiminase,Alanine,Glutamic, Acid,Fructose,sugarcane,Glucose,Vitamine C,Calcium,Potassium,Phosphorus and other minerals. Watermelon Peel also has good function as herbal laxative and could be applied to lower cholesterol.

Reipe: Watermelon Peel with Red Chilies

Taste: salty and delicious.

Features: Inviting to look at and refreshing.

Ingredients for Watermelon Peel with Red Chilies recipe:

2 prickled red chilies
500 grams (1.1 lb) whitish skin of watermelon
8 grams (1.3 tsp) salt
1 gram (1/4 tsp) MSG
2 grams (2/5 tsp) sugar
10 grams (2 tsp) sesame oil

Directions to cook Watermelon Peel with Red Chilies:

1, Wash the watermelon clean and remove the outer skin.

2, Cut the Watermelon Peel into sections under 4 cm (1.6 inches) long and 0.6 cm (0.24 inch) wide. Cut the red chilies into thin shreds.

3, Marinate the Watermelon Peel with the salt for 30 minutes in a bowl. Get rid of the liquid from marinating, spread the red chili shreds on the watermelon peel, add sugar, MSG and sesame oil, and this dish is ready to serve.

{October 7, 2010} {Tags: , }