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Salad with Chipotle Grilled Watermelon

Salad with Chipotle Grilled Watermelon

This week I was asked to make a wacky grilled recipe using Mazola Corn Oil and I was thinking hard on this one, but everything I tried making was not wacky enough.

So I turned to the Mazola website and found a recipe for spicy grilled watermelon.

It sounded unique, but delicious and at the same time wacky. I never had grilled watermelon, so I was a little bit skeptical about the whole thing.

Honestly I am not a big fan of grilled fruits; however, since we’re being honest here, grilled watermelon did add balance, spiciness, sweetness, and juiciness to the salad.

Salad with Chipotle Grilled Watermelon

This is my last post with Mazola Corn Oil but before the recipe. I could not be more happy to be sponsored by my partners, Mazola.

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Salad with Chipotle Grilled Watermelon

Salad with Chipotle Grilled Watermelon

Yield: Serves 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1/2 package Weber Chipotle Marinade Mix
  • 1/8 cup Oil
  • 1/2 medium watermelon, 2-inch slices cut into triangles
  • Green Salad
  • Tomatoes
  • English Cucumber
  • Lemon Juice
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • A drizzle of Oil
  • Toasted Croutons


  1. Prepare chipotle marinade mix according to directions. 
  2. Coat all watermelon slices on each side with marinade; discard any remaining marinade. 
  3. Coat grill surface with corn oil. Preheat grill to its highest setting or to 500°F. Grill each side for about 5 minutes or until there is a nice slightly brown color with noticeable grill marks.
  4. Toss the salad with vegetables and season it with salt and pepper. Squeeze juice from fresh lemon and drizzle with a bit more Oil. 
  5. Cut the watermelon in cubes and croutons and add it to the salad.


You can use any vegetables that you desire and build the salad to your preferences.

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