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Watermelon Shrimp Salad

Sweet, spicy and easy to make, this salad travels well in a cooler to picnics and summer gatherings. I love the combination of flavors, the colorful presentation, and of course, I love to see the happy faces of my guests once they've tried it. —Judy Batson, Tampa, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    10 servings


  • 1 seedless watermelon, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 10 cups)
  • 1 medium honeydew melon, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 4 cups)
  • 2 pounds peeled and deveined cooked shrimp (31-40 per pound)
  • 2 cups green grapes, halved
  • 1 large cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small navel orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Whisk together remaining ingredients. Drizzle over shrimp mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate at least 20 minutes before serving. Toss before serving.
Nutrition Facts
2 cups: 309 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (50g sugars, 3g fiber), 21g protein.

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  • BeckyJCarver
    Jun 8, 2019

    this is refreshing

  • Anonymous
    May 21, 2019

    Good one