Sweet & Spicy Grilled Melon

A great cooking technique that makes the most of the melon’s natural sweet flavour with smoked paprika for a kick and honey/maple for sweetness. This makes a fun side dish for all summer gatherings and can be done on the griddle pan or directly on the BBQ.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Servings: 2


1 Melon

1 tsp Smoked paprika

2 tbsp Honey / Maple syrup


  1. Cut the melon open lengthwise, then scoop out the seeds. Slice in wedges and sprinkle each with smoked paprika.
  2. Preheat the grill or a griddle pan. Grill melon slices for about 2-3 minutes per side.
  3. Remove from the grill and place onto a serving plate and drizzle with honey to taste.
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How to store

Store in an airtight container, in the fridge for up to 3 days.