Melon & Cucumber Sunomono Salad

Serves 2-4
Time 10 minutes


1 cucumber
Pinch salt
½ rockmelon (cantaloupe), peeled and deseeded
½ bunch mint
2 tsp soy sauce
2 tsp apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp sesame seeds


Slice the cucumber into ribbons using a vegetable peeler. Rub the slices with salt and drain for 5 minutes in a colander. Rinse under cold running water and squeeze them tightly to remove water. Place in a large bowl.

Slice the melon into ribbons using a vegetable peeler then add to the bowl with the cucumber. Pick the mint leaves and add to the bowl.

In a small jug, mix the soy sauce and apple cider vinegar together then pour over the salad. Scatter over the sesame seeds just before serving.