Pickled Watermelon Rind

Pickled Watermelon Rind

Pickled Watermelon Rind


5 parts watermelon rind

½  parts kosher salt

3 parts white wine vinegar

3 parts granulated sugar

¼  parts pickling spice


Peel the outer layer of skin from the watermelon rind.

Cut the rind into 1x1 inch cubes.

Fill a pot with water. Add in 1 tbsp of salt per 2 cups of water. Bring this to a boil. Add in the rind and simmer for about 5 minutes, until the rind is tender but still has a bite to it.

Drain and place the watermelon rind in a heatproof container.

In a pot, combine the vinegar, sugar, pickling spice, salt and 2 parts water. Bring this mixture to a boil, stir to dissolve the sugar and salt.

Pour the hot liquid into the heatproof container with the watermelon rind. Let cool to room temperature.

Store the watermelon rind in refrigeration