Transform watermelon from sweet to savoury 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 15 mL
1/4 cup lime juice 50 mL
1/4 cup honey, divided 50 mL
2 tsp garlic chili sauce 10 mL
pinch salt pinch
1 medium sized Watermelon 1
1 tbsp fresh chopped cilantro 15 mL


Preheat grill to high.

In bowl, whisk together, lime zest, juice, 3 tbsp (45 mL) of the honey, garlic chili sauce and salt.

Cut watermelon into 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick wedges. Lightly drizzle each side with remaining honey and place on grill. Grill until just browned, about 2 minutes per side. Place watermelon slices on a plate and drizzle with lime dressing. Garnish with cilantro.

Makes 8 to10 servings.

Tip: Garlic chili sauce makes a great marinade for ribs, chicken and shrimp.

Per serving: about 120 cal, 2 g pro, 0 g total fat, 31 g carb, 1 g fiber, 0 mg chol, 45 mg sodium. %RDI: iron 4%, calcium 2%, vit A 35%, vit C 45%


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