Chef Poon Discusses 52nd Annual Watermelon Festival At Rose Bowl!

STUDIO CITY (KCAL9) — When do you go at red and stop at green? When you’re eating a watermelon!

Celebrity Chef Joseph Poon, a spokesperson for the National Watermelon Promotion Board and Brenda Fortune, a spokesperson for Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club Watermelon Festival, stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to tell viewers about an upcoming festival!

The 52nd Annual Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club Watermelon Festival will take place at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena Aug. 16-18.

Poon also shared the recipe for Watermelon Fire & Ice Salsa:

Yields: 3 cups

Ingredients:

3 cups Watermelon, chopped and seeded

½ cup Green peppers, chopped

2 Tbsp Lime juice

1 Tbsp Cilantro, chopped

1 Tbsp Green onion, diced

1-2 Tbsp Jalapeno peppers, diced

Procedure:

Combine all ingredients; Mix well and cover. Refrigerate one hour or more. Serve with chips or as a garnish for chicken or fish.

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