Yuzu is a fragrant Asian citrus. Buy yuzu juice at Asian markets or online to create this summery side dish salad recipe.

Padma Lakshmi
Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Instructions Checklist
  • On a large platter arrange watermelon cubes surrounded by a ring of cucumber slices with curved sides out. Place serrano chiles on cucumber.

  • In a small bowl mix the olive oil, yuzu juice, balsamic vinegar, lime zest, and salt and black pepper to taste with a fork.

  • Drizzle the dressing over mixture on platter. Top with feta and fresh mint just before serving.

*Chile tip:

Chile peppers contain oils that can irritate your skin and eyes. Wear plastic or rubber gloves when working with them.

Nutrition Facts

116 calories; 7 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat; 11 mg cholesterol; 217 mg sodium. 221 mg potassium; 11 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 8 g sugar; 3 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 995 IU vitamin a; 12 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 18 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 92 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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Rating: 5 stars
The Yuzu juice is a bit expensive (got mine on Amazon), but it makes this the best party salad ever. It's so pretty that people are fascinated to try it. The taste is crisp and summery! It's just yummy.