Pickled Watermelon Rind

Sweet and spicy and using as much of the fruit as possible. This tasty little snack pickle is more than we could have hoped for.
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  • 1 Cup Watermelon Rind
  • Ginger
  • 1 Star Anise
  • 1 Tablespoon Red Pepper Flake
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Cup Water


  • Add spices and vinegar to the water and boil for 60 seconds
  • Then add the watermelon rind and cook for 30 minutes until tender when pricked with a fork
  • Add to a mason jar and refrigerate
  • Will keep in the fridge up to 3 weeks



Many recipes call for Allspice. In the first batch I made I thought the allspice was a bit overpowering on the front end so I omitted it from the recipe. If you like it with more of an exotic flavor on the front end. Add a 1/4 Teaspoon of Allspice
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