Watermelon with Tajin Recipe: Refreshing and Flavorful Delight!

Tajin on watermelon is a yummy summer treat that’s super easy to make and tastes so refreshing and tangy. Just sprinkle your watermelon with this Mexican seasoning to give it an extra kick. It’s perfect as a starter or side dish for any summer meal!

Watermelon with Tajin might sound surprising, but it’s a delicious combo you’ll love. Mixing the slightly spicy seasoning with sweet watermelon cubes adds a fun twist to your snack. Squeeze a bit of lime and add some fresh mint to make it even tastier. It’s a hit at parties and goes well with almost any dish!

This recipe is super simple and quick. It only takes about 5 minutes to prepare. You can enjoy Tajin watermelon with burgers, tacos, sandwiches, or salads. It’s also great as a snack by the pool or as an appetizer.

Watermelon with Tajin Recipe

Watermelon with Tajin Recipe

Watermelon with Tajin is my go-to summer snack! Tajin, a spicy, sour, and salty seasoning from Mexico, is amazing on everything, but it's especially fantastic on watermelon. It makes the watermelon taste even sweeter and better. And when you put it on skewers, it's even more fun to eat! Tajin on watermelon is the perfect summer treat—it's refreshing, tangy, and so easy to make. Just sprinkle it on and enjoy as a snack or side dish with any summer meal!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 5
Calories 165 kcal


  • Knife
  • Cutting Board


  • 4-6 cups Cubed watermelon about half a small watermelon
  • 1 tsp Tajin seasoning
  • 1 Lime
  • 1 tbsp Fresh mint chopped


  • Cut the watermelon into cubes, triangles, sticks, or balls.
  • If using skewers, put the watermelon pieces on the skewers.
  • Sprinkle the Tajin seasoning over the watermelon.
  • Squeeze the juice from the lime over the watermelon.
  • Sprinkle the chopped mint on top.


  • Chamoy is a sweet, tangy, and mildly spicy sauce made from pureed dried fruits, hibiscus, and chilli powder. You can use homemade chamoy or buy it from the store. 
  • Tajin is a chilli lime seasoning that is salty, tangy, and a bit spicy. You can make your own if you want it spicier or try the habanero version for extra heat.
  • Use seedless watermelon for easier snacking.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories165 kcal
Vitamin C47mg

Can You Put Tajin On Any Fruit?

Can You Put Tajin On Any Fruit?

Yes! Just sprinkle Tajin on your favourite fruits and veggies. It makes fruits like oranges, watermelon, mangoes, and pineapples taste even better. Vegetables like corn on the cob, potatoes, avocados, cucumbers, and carrots also taste great with Tajin.

How Long Does Tajin Last?

Tajin lasts a long time if you keep it away from air, heat, and water. Store it in a sealed container in a dry place. It’s made from dried chilli peppers, lime, and salt.

What Food Goes Well with Tajin?

Tajin goes well with many foods! It’s great on fruits like apples, oranges, watermelon, and mangoes. It’s also tasty on veggies like corn on the cob, cucumbers, and potatoes. Try it on your cucumber salad or street corn for a delicious twist!

Can I Make Watermelon and Tajin Ahead of Time?

Yes! Watermelon tastes best when you cut it up fresh, but it still tastes good the next day. You can sprinkle Tajin on it ahead of time, but I recommend doing it just before serving because it only takes a minute.

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