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Melon Carpaccio with Cured Ham

  • Serves:
  • Préparation :
    15 mins
  • Cook:


  • 2 Charentais melons
  • 6 slices organic cured ham
  • 1 teaspoon runny honey
  • 2 tablespoons walnut oil
  • 4 lengths of chive
  • 2 sprigs of oregano
  • fleur de sel


step 1

Remove the oregano leaves and chop the chives.

step 2

Cut the melon in 2 and remove the seeds with a tablespoon.

step 3

Then cut each half in 2 again to get 8 melon quarters.

step 4

Cut into thin slices of 2 to 3 mm and remove the skin.

step 5

Cut the slices of ham into thin strips.

step 6

Arrange the melon slices on 6 plates like a rose, working from the centre of each plate.

step 7

Use a basting brush to coat the melon slices with a mixture of walnut oil and runny honey.

step 8

Place the ham on top, spreading the slices out evenly.

step 9

Sprinkle with the chives and oregano leaves.

step 10

Lightly dust with fleur de sel and serve immediately.