Yellow Melon Muscatel (Melon Salad)

Recipe by Galley Wench
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small saucepan, place the sugar, water, lemon juice, vinegar, and ginger. Heat to a boiling, stirring well.
  • Continue boiling for about 5 minutes, then strain syrup through a fine sieve or cheesecloth into a bowl.
  • Cool.
  • Meanwhile, de-seed the cantaloupes and watermelon. Using a melon baller, collect balls and place in a large bowl.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then sprinkle on the muscatel.
  • Toss gently.
  • Pour syrup over melon balls and refrigerate for several hours before serving.
  • To serve, decorate with mint sprig.
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