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Grilled Watermelon

by | Published Jun 21, 2018 | Last updated Apr 9, 2021 | 2 comments

Prep Time5 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time25 minsYields12 Servings

If you’re looking to cause some fireworks at your summer cookout, consider this easy recipe for grilled watermelon. It’s a surprising twist on a summer staple. Use your favorite BBQ rub and a hot grill for surprising twist on this summer staple!

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grilled watermelon
Nutrition Facts

Servings 12


Amount Per Serving
Calories 115
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 420mg18%
Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 1g1%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 1g
Protein 1g2%

Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 1%
Iron 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Directions

1

Preheat the grill to approximately 600 degrees.

2

Cut the watermelon into slices, about an inch thick.

3

Lightly coat each side of the watermelon with canola oil to help the rub stick to the fruit.

4

Cover the watermelons slices on one side in your preferred dry rub. Use plenty because some of it will come off during the grilling

5

Place the watermelon with the rub side down on the grill.

6

Apply your rub to the side of the watermelon facing up.

7

Let the watermelon grill for about six or seven minutes.

8

Turn over the watermelon and leave for another six to seven minutes.

9

Remove from the grill and serve.

Ingredients

 1 Watermelon
 BBQ Dry Rub of your choice

2 Comments

  1. Tim

    Instead of grilling for 6 minutes, would it be better to grill for 3 minutes and rotate 90 degrees for better grill marks?

    Reply
    • Chef Michael

      That would certainly give you better grill marks if you gave them the old lift and twist!

      Reply

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