Grilled Watermelon-Jicama Salad

Grilled Watermelon-Jicama Salad
Makes 8


  1. 1 of 1 Heat grill to high. Zest and juice 2 limes. In a small skillet, heat 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup lime juice, 2 tbsp water and cayenne pepper to taste. Cook until sugar dissolves; set aside to cool. Peel 1 seedless round watermelon; slice into 1-inch-thick slabs. Peel and halve 1 large jicama; cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Dip jicama in syrup and grill 2 to 3 minutes, until well marked. Brush with syrup, flip and grill 2 more minutes. Dip watermelon in syrup and grill 1 to 2 minutes per side. Cut watermelon into eighths and quarter the jicama slices. Drizzle wedges with remaining lime juice. Sprinkle with lime zest and 1/4 cup packed fresh mint, chopped, plus sea salt and cayenne to taste. Serve with lime wedges.
Nutrition Information for Grilled Watermelon-Jicama Salad
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Per Serving: 79 mg sodium, 0 g Fat, total, 160 kcal cal., 43 g carb., 0 g sat. fat, 30 g sugar, 9 g fiber, 2 g pro.