Only sweet, ripe melons will do for this brilliantly colorful condiment. If good melons can’t be found, try substituting peaches, mango or even pineapple.
|1/2||red onion, chopped|
|1/2||cup||freshly squeezed lime juice|
|2||cups||chopped ripe cantaloupe|
|1||serrano chile, seeded and minced|
|1/4||teaspoon||freshly ground black pepper|
- Place the onions in a glass bowl and pour the lime juice over them. Mix well and allow to sit for 3 hours, stirring the mixture several times during the marinating process.
- Drain and discard the lime juice.
- Mix together the cantaloupe, marinated onion, chile, salt, pepper and cilantro.
- Adjust the seasonings to your taste.