Watermelon RecipesRecipes

Island Fruit Salad

This refreshing fruit salad is sinfully delicious and makes a great snack or even a tasty dessert. Canned mandarin oranges can be used in place of the fresh orange.

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 lime juiced (1 tablespoon)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons rum extract
  • 2 kiwis peeled and diced
  • 1 orange sectioned and halfed
  • 2 cups seedless watermelon, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons flaked, sweetened coconut

1. In a small bowl, add the sugar and water and microwave for 20 seconds. Stir to completely dissolve sugar. Cool. Once cool, add lime juice and extract.
2. In a medium bowl, add kiwi, orange and watermelon. Pour rum juice over the top and thoroughly toss. Let sit for 30 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
3. Divide fruit salad into two bowls and sprinkle with coconut.


Makes 2 servings.


Serving size: 1 serving
Calories per serving: 190
Fat per serving: 1g
Saturated fat per serving: <1g
Cholesterol per serving: 0mg
Fiber per serving: 4.8g
Protein per serving: 2.4g
Carbohydrates per serving: 43g

Stay on top of what's happening with watermelon.

Sign up here to receive What About Watermelon? monthly news.

For Watermelon Industry news, please sign up for the Watermelon Update.

Watermelon Board

Representing 1,500 watermelon growers, shippers and importers nationwide, our goal is to promote the nutritional, culinary and convenience benefits of watermelon.


Enjoy the sweet taste at a watermelon festival.

Find One

Whole Watermelon

Use the whole watermelon – flesh, juice and rind.

See How