Grilled Watermelon

If you haven't tried grilled watermelon yet, I beg you, please try it! It turns the common granular, sweet and juicy melon into some bizarre sweet and savoury, firm, meat-like treat that is beyond words. The great thing is, it's so incredibly cheap and easy to do! This is the simple-as-can be method, but you could try using different spices if you'd like. I urge you to try this on its own, though, so you can experience this incredible texture. If you don't have a grill, you could even bake it.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 6-10 minutes

Total Time: 11-16 minutes



  • Sprinkle all sides of watermelon slices with a tiny bit of salt. Place onto oiled grate over medium heat. Grill watermelon for 3 to 5 minutes on each side. Serve.
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    August 22, 20180 found this helpful

    Wow! You never cease to amaze me..

    Someone is always giving me watermelons and with only two in the house it gets "old" after a while so this is really something I will have to try. I'm not using my outdoor grill (just too hot outside) but I do have indoor grills and that might work okay - you think?


    One of my sons even had a half watermelon with candles for his 12th birthday - we are not big on cakes but, of course, this was many years ago.

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    August 23, 20180 found this helpful

    Yes, that should work! Just make sure it cooks enough to the point it loses its granular texture and seems more dense like meat :) You will love it!!!!!! It's such a crazy transformation.

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