Tipsy Watermelon Salad

Serves 3-4

Tipsy Watermelon Salad

By Camille Styles


  • 2 tablespoons whiskey
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 small watermelon, well chilled, rind removed, and cut into 3/4-inch thick rectangles, about 4 cups
  • Maldon salt flakes or coarse sea salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 small fennel bulb, very thinly shaved
  • 2 cups baby arugula leaves


  1. In a small bowl, add the whiskey, lime, olive oil, an cayenne pepper and whisk to combine
  2. Lay a thick rectangle of watermelon on a plate and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with shaved fennel and arugula.
  3. Drizzle several tablespoons of the whiskey dressing over the top of it all, finish off with another sprinkle of salt and more pepper, and serve.

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Comments (3)
  1. 1
    Liz March 30, 2015 at 6:35 pm

    this looks delicious!

    xo, Liz

  2. 2
    Hats to Shoes March 30, 2015 at 7:37 pm

    It makes me dream of Summer evenings!

  3. 3
    Lynn | The Road to Honey March 31, 2015 at 7:43 am

    The perfect summertime salad. I can’t wait to serve this at my next outdoor dinner party. If only summer were here. Sigh!