For this recipe I used:
- 2 watermelons
- sea salt
Step 1: Tools Needed!
- A dehydrator, with non-stick sheets, and a timer that shuts the dehydrator off when its done
- A sharp knife chopping
- A good little paring knife
Step 2: Cut the Watermelon
I cut it in half, then those halves in half - then make 1" slices.
The small pieces can get a little toasted in the dehydrator, so you may need to discard your ends.
Step 3: Remove the Rind, Put on the Trays.
After they were on the trays, I decided to salt about 1/2 of the the watermelon I sliced up. Salted watermelon was one of my favorite treats as a kid, and I wanted to see what it would taste like once it turned into jerky.
Step 4: Put in the Dehydrator
Try and time it so you can get a good nap in, and dream of great watermelon flavor.
Step 5: Remove and Serve!
I separated the melon I had salted, from the sweet stuff - and put it to a taste test. The results came back 50/50 as to which one was better. I liked the salted melon a lot, because the unsalted melon was a bit too sweet.
Experiment with your own flavors, like chile and lime juice! Yum!!!