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Active Time
Total Time
30 MIN
Serves : 4 to 6

The secret ingredient to this refreshing watermelon salad from Food & Wine's Justin Chapple is the Asian dressing, which gets an umami-rich flavor from fish sauce. Slideshow: More Watermelon Salads  

How to Make It

Step 1    

In a small bowl, whisk the rice vinegar and shallot; let stand for 5 minutes. Whisk in 
the canola oil, sesame seeds and fish sauce.

Step 2    

In a large serving bowl, toss the watermelon with the snap peas, mint and 
pea shoots. Add the dressing and toss well. Season with salt and toss again. Serve 
right away.

Suggested Pairing

Pear-scented Pinot Gris.

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