Watermelon steak recipe goes viral

Jenn Leach

Creator Tineke made a watermelon steak and the Tik Tok video is going viral!

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Tik Tok creator Tineke watermelon steakTik Tok

This isn't the first time the world has seen a watermelon steak. The vegan watermelon steak trend has been covered online before, garnering attention because:

  • It's a fruit-based meat alternative
  • The recipe is simple
  • All you need is a melon, seasoning and a cast iron skillet, according to this source

This Tik Tok video received over 4 million views, more than 790,000 likes, and 1,500+ comments:

@tinekeyounger Making watermelon how I would make steak🍉🤣 Watermelon steak 🥩 #food #foodtiktok #foodie #fyp ♬ original sound - Tineke👩🏼‍🍳❤️‍🔥

Here are some other versions to try:

The creator commented:

No, I don't think it's going to taste good but I'm curious of how it's going to taste.

How she made it?

She cut a filet medallion-sized chunk from a whole watermelon.

Then, she marinated it and seasoned it like she would do for a steak. The watermelon filet went into a Ziploc bag with seasoning like olive oil, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, garlic powder, and other seasonings.

After continuing the preparation of the watermelon steak, she went on in saying:

Watermelon really soaks up any flavors...this is going to be really interesting.

She marinated it for around 15 minutes.

After the marinating process was complete, she pulled the watermelon from the Ziploc bag and seasoned it more, using steak rub.

To a hot skillet, she added cooking oil. Then, she placed the watermelon on the skillet. When it finished cooking, she prepared a wine reduction sauce to drizzle atop and she tasted it.

What did she think?

It's not bad but, it's weird.

What do you think about watermelon steak?

Is this a recipe you'd try?

Share your thoughts in comments and feel free to share this article on social media and with your friends and family, if you'd like.

Disclaimer: This article is only for educational and informational purposes.

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