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Watermelon-rind chutney is actually an old-fashioned sweet pickle. It's made modern with ginger and Thai chiles, which enliven the crisp rind's naturally cool qualities. It pairs beautifully with succulent Asian-style spareribs.

Martha Stewart Living, March 2010


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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine wine, honey, hoisin and soy sauces, chiles, oil, garlic, chopped scallions, and ginger. Arrange ribs in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Pour sauce over ribs, and turn to coat. Cover with parchment-lined foil, and roast until tender, about 1 1/2 hours. Uncover, and cook, turning and basting with sauce every 10 minutes, until glazed and cooked through, about 30 minutes. (Sauce should be gooey; add water, 1/4 cup at a time, if needed.)

  • Serve ribs with 1 or 2 watermelon pieces. Top with chutney. Drizzle with glaze from pan. Garnish with sliced scallions, and sprinkle with fleur de sel.