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Watermelon Salsa Recipe from Carnival Cruise Lines

You are going to love this watermelon salsa recipe from Carnival Cruise Lines!
If you have sailed on a Carnival ship and eaten at the Blue Iguana, you probably remember the Watermelon Jicama Salsa. It's kind of unforgettable, to the point that I had to make it as soon as I got home. Just wait until you taste it!
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: easy salsa recipe
Servings: 5 cups
Calories: 64kcal
Author: Carnival Cruises


  • 4 cups red seedless watermelon cut into bite-sized pieces about ½ inch in size
  • 1 ½ cups jicama diced
  • cup red onion minced
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 2 freshly squeezed limes roll on counter first to soften for juicing
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • ½ teaspoon of sea salt
  • Optional: 2 teaspoons jalapeno pepper minced


  • Place first 4 ingredients in a medium sized bowl.
  • Pour lime juice over all and add lime zest.
  • Gently fold together being careful not to smash the watermelon
  • Add salt and taste for your preference.
  • Chill before serving.
  • This salsa kept really well in the fridge. We had it on chicken tacos one night, and shrimp tacos the next. It would also be wonderful served with chips or as a topping for fish. The possibilities are endless!


Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 237mg | Potassium: 246mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 822IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg