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Watermelon Sashimi - a simple watermelon appetizer

These Watermelon Sashimi Appetizer bites are icy cold, juicy squares with a burst of spice! They are a vegetarian and gluten free appetizer for summer.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, summer, watermelon
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 40 pieces
Calories 115 kcal


  • 1 mini seedless watermelon cut into bite sized cubes
  • 2 jalapeños sliced thinly
  • 1 knob of fresh ginger julienned
  • 1 lime cut into wedges
  • 1-2 Tbs black sesame seeds for sprinkling
  • 2 Tbs honey for drizzling


  1. Top each piece of watermelon with a slice of jalapeño.
  2. Add garnish of ginger.
  3. Top with a squeeze of lime juice, a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of sesame seeds.
  4. Eat immediately or freeze.


Adjust ingredients depending on the size of your watermelon and jalapeños. You may end up with more pieces.

*if refrigerating for later, wait to add the lime juice and honey. Otherwise it may get a little too juicy!

Nutrition Facts
Watermelon Sashimi - a simple watermelon appetizer
Amount Per Serving (5 g)
Calories 115
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.