Watermelon Rind Jerky

By / Photography By Anisha Anand | June 09, 2017

Ingredients

  • Rind from 1 watermelon
  • Avocado oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Chili powder or a spice blend to taste

Preparation

Cut the rind into 2-inch-wide pieces and then use a mandoline to make thin slices.

Toss the rind strips with a drizzle of avocado oil, add salt to taste and season with a few pinches of chili powder or your favorite spice blend. Then spread out evenly on a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Bake at 330° for about 20 minutes. Check rind at 20 minutes; at this point remove any pieces that are crispy, then continue cooking for another 10–15 minutes, as needed. I usually just eat these as a snack and they go really well with a tall glass of your favorite brew and in my case some ginger kombucha.

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Ingredients

  • Rind from 1 watermelon
  • Avocado oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Chili powder or a spice blend to taste
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