Grilled, Spicy Watermelon
Recipe type: Appetiser
Serves: 8-10
Transform watermelon from sweet to savory with this mouth watering Thai-inspired sauce. Watermelon wedges are grilled until caramelized, drizzled with garlic chili sauce and garnished with cilantro. Serve as a side dish along with ribs, chicken or shrimp.
  • 1 Tbsp. lime zest
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tsp. garlic chili sauce
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 watermelon, medium sized
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh chopped cilantro
  1. Preheat grill to high. In bowl, whisk together lime zest, juice, 3 tablespoons (45 mL) of the honey, garlic chili sauce and salt.
  2. Cut watermelon into 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick wedges. Lightly drizzle each side with remaining honey and place on grill.
  3. Grill until just browned, about 2 minutes per side.
  4. Place watermelon slices on a plate and drizzle with lime dressing. Garnish with cilantro.
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