This is classic Riesling food; it’s light, delicate, and has elements of sweet, sour, salty and spicy. More specifically, you should be looking for examples of Riesling that without being sickly sweet, pull up short of dry. Germany is home to the very best examples of this style, although both Australia and New Zealand are now producing more and more lighter, sweeter styles that are very similar in style to their German equivalents. Look out for Pewsey Vale, Crawford River, Neudorf and Felton Road.


  • 1-2 small red scud Chilli's

  • 0.5 tablespoon Fish sauce

  • 2 juiced Limes

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 300 g freshly picked Crabmeat

  • 400 g Watermelon

  • 1 small handful of freshly picked Coriander washed and roughly chopped


  • 1.

    Pop the red chillis into a mortar and pestle and bash to a paste, add the fish sauce and slowly add the lime juice until you have a nice sour and hot balance, season with sugar.

  • 2.

    Dress the crab with half of the dressing from the mortar and pestle.

  • 3.

    Use a large spoon to scoop out rough shapes from the watermelon.

  • 4.

    Arrange the watermelon between the plates and scatter the dressed crab over the top. Drizzle the remaining dressing over the top and garnish with the coriander.

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Posted by MH121Report
wow so easy and all the ingrediants can be found at your local s/market now thats my kind of dish
Posted by PerkyReport
a tin of crab could do the trick too I think
Posted by MA17Report
can't wait to try , what are red scud chillis, can i use any red chilli?