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Grilled Watermelon with Lime & Smoked Chili Salt

Grilled Watermelon with Lime & Smoked Chili Salt

By Traeger Kitchen

Beat the heat with this summer treat. Fresh cut grilled watermelon doused with fresh squeezed lime and finished with smoked chili salt for the perfect kick.

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
1/2 Whole watermelon, sliced
2 Tablespoon olive oil
2 Tablespoon kosher salt
1/4 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 Whole limes


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the temperature to High and preheat, lid closed for 10-15 minutes.

  • 2

    Brush watermelon wedges with olive oil and place directly on a smoking hot grill grate. Grill 15-20 minutes flipping once until grill marks develop.

    • 1/2 Whole watermelon, sliced

    • 2 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 3

    While watermelon is grilling, pulse salt and red pepper flakes in a spice grinder until combined.

    • 2 Tablespoon kosher salt

    • 1/4 Teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 4

    Remove watermelon from the grill and squeeze lime juice over the top. Sprinkle with chili salt and serve. Enjoy!

    • 2 Whole limes

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