Pickled Watermelon Rind Bites
Don’t throw away your watermelon rinds! Instead, make these delicious pickled watermelon rind bites in less than 15 minutes and serve them as a side or snack!
- Author: Caroline Phelps
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 2 people 1x
- Category: Side
- Method: Marinating
- Cuisine: Japanese
- 1 cup watermelon rind (outer skin peeled, pink flesh removed and chopped bite size)
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon rice vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
- Put kosher salt, rice vinegar and soy sauce in a bowl and stir until salt has dissolved.
- Put watermelon rind pieces in a ziploc bag and add pickling sauce. Push out most of the air from the ziploc bag and seal. Massage the watermelon rinds to ensure the sauce covers each piece evenly.
- Marinade for 10 minutes if you want mild pickled watermelon rind pieces and 15 minutes for a spicier pickled watermelon rind flavor.
Nutritional Benefit of Watermelon Rind:
Watermelon rind is good for the skin and immune system. One cup contains 16% of your daily intake of vitamin C and 4% of your daily intake of vitamin B6.
- Calories: 46
- Sodium: 656
- Protein: 0.1
Keywords: recipe, pickles, Japanese, vegan, vegetarian, meatless, snack