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Grilled Watermelon on a Stick

Glazed wedges of watermelon with agave, lime, chili and salt get dipped into crispy crackly coconut crust.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 120kcal
Author Abbey Sharp


  • ¼ cup agave
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 medium watermelon cut into 1 inch thick wedges
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tbsp lime zest


  • Soak 4 large popsicle sticks for at least an hour.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the honey, lime juice, cayenne pepper and salt.
  • In another small bowl, mix together the coconut and lime zest.
  • Preheat the grill to medium high heat.
  • Using a knife, carefully cut a small incision into the rind of the watermelon. Insert the popsicle stick into the hole.
  • Brush both sides of the watermelon slices with the agave mixture and grill for about 2 minutes per side until deep grill marks appear.
  • Remove from the heat, brush again with more of the mixture, then dip into the coconut lime mixture.


Calories: 120kcal