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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 is doused with fresh squeezed lime and finished with smoked chili salt for the perfect kick.

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes

Pellets

Apple

Ingredients

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2

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1 Half watermelon, cut into wedges
2 Tablespoon Olive oil
2 Tablespoon kosher salt
1/4 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 Whole limes, juiced

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500° and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

  • 2

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

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

    Ingredients
    • 1 Half watermelon, cut into wedges

    • 2 Tablespoon Olive oil

  • 3

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

    Ingredients
    • 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!

    Ingredients
    • 2 Whole limes, juiced

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