Star ruby grapefruit and watermelon salad with ginger and lemon grass syrup

Serves: 4 Prepare & Cook:


  • 50g SpinneysFood Caster Sugar
  • 1cm piece ginger, chopped
  • 1 lemon grass stick, thinly sliced lengthways
  • 750g seedless watermelon, thinly sliced
  • 2 packs prepared Star Ruby grapefruit, sliced into rounds
  • small handful basil leaves, to garnish


  1. Put the sugar, ginger, lemon grass and 125ml water in a pan set over a medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and infuse for 30 minutes.
  2. Divide the grapefruit and watermelon among four bowls. Spoon over half the syrup and garnish with the basil. Serve the salad with the remaining syrup.

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