There are few things more refreshing than sweet, juicy watermelon and cool, crunchy cucumber—two plants that belong to the same botanical family. Piri-piri chilies are available at Fairway.
1 small watermelon, cut into chunks, rind removed and seeded
2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and chopped into 1-inch pieces
½ clove garlic, minced
1 piri-piri chile, minced (remove seeds for less spice)
Juice of half a lemon
2 Tb olive oil
Salt and white pepper to taste
In a blender or food processor, combine the first six ingredients and blend until smooth. Season to taste. Chill soup in the fridge. If desired, garnish with a slice of grilled melon or shrimp seviche to serve.