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Easy Limelon Salad Recipe

  • Author: Bobby


  1. Asian Melon (Limelon, halved and seeded)
  2. Asian White Cucumber (optional)
  3. red chilli pepper
  4. I garlic clove
  5. 25g Japanese soy sauce
  6. 25g mirin (sweet rice wine)
  7. 2 tbsp palm sugar
  8. Juice of 1 lime
  9. 125g bean sprouts
  10. 20 cherry tomatoes, halved
  11. 200g soybeans, cooked
  12. bunch of coriander
  13. chopped 80g toasted coconut shavings or chips


  1. Finely chop the chilli pepper and garlic. If you like , grate some of the ginger.
  2. Mix the soy sauce, mirin, palm sugar and lime juice in a large bowl; stir in the chilli and garlic.
  3. Cut the Limelon into lcm by 3cm pieces.
  4. Rinse the bean sprouts with hot water.
  5. Place the Limelon, tomatoes, bean sprouts and soybeans in the bowl with the marinade, toss this together.
  6. Gently mix in the coriander.
  7. Toast the coconut in a dry frying pan, making sure that it does not burn.
  8. Divide the salad among 4 bowls; sprinkle with toasted coconut before serving.
  9. Makes 4 servings.


Tip: If you like it spicy, you can sprinkle some chilli flakes over the salad.