Grilled Spicy Watermelon


Have you ever tried grilled watermelon? Cooking it on the grill adds a little bit of smoke and brings out the fruit’s natural sweetness for a delicious summer treat. In addition to honey, lime and cilantro, this spicy recipe adds extra zip with garlic chili sauce.

Source: Watermelon Board


  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons garlic chili sauce
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 watermelon, medium sized
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro


  1. Preheat grill to high. In bowl, whisk together lime zest, juice, 3 tablespoons of the honey, garlic chili sauce and salt.
  2. Cut watermelon into 1-inch thick wedges. Lightly drizzle each side with remaining honey and place on grill. Grill until just browned, about 2 minutes per side.
  3. Place watermelon slices on a plate and drizzle with lime dressing. Garnish with cilantro.

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