Fire up the grill for light and refreshing Grilled Watermelon and Shrimp. It's the perfect summertime go-to meal for casual gatherings.

Cat Cora
Recipe by Coastal Living May 2012

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David Tsay

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
30 mins
grill:
10 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat grill to high heat (400° to 450°).

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  • Combine sugar and 2 cups water in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Transfer 1 1/2 cups syrup to a bowl; set aside.

  • Add bell peppers and next 3 ingredients to remaining syrup in saucepan. Simmer over medium heat 25 to 30 minutes or until liquid is syrupy and peppers are tender.

  • Meanwhile, combine shrimp, 2 tablespoons oil, lime juice, and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Grill shrimp 4 minutes on each side or until cooked through; set aside.

  • Brush each side of watermelon with reserved syrup and remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil. Grill 1 minute on each side.

  • Arrange watermelon and shrimp on serving plates, squeeze lime over watermelon and shrimp, and top with pepper marmalade. Garnish, if desired.

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