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Grilled Watermelon and Shrimp Salad

Published in Recipes, Salads & Vegetables Author: CentraCare



  • 4-6 watermelon wedges, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 20-24 large shrimp, peeled and deveined, with tails on
  • Olive oil for brushing on shrimp prior to grilling
  • Salt and pepper

Tomato mixture:

  • 1/2 cup diced tomato
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow tomato
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. shallots minced
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Combine tomatoes, olives and scallions in bowl.

In a separate bowl, whisk together vinegar, shallots, Dijon mustard and 1/4 cup olive oil in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and pour over tomatoes, mix and set aside.

Brush shrimp with olive oil, salt and pepper.

Heat a grill pan or grill.

Grill watermelon and shrimp until melon is marked and shrimp are pink, about 2-3 minutes per side.

Place watermelon on individual plates. Top each piece with 4-6 shrimp and tomato mixture.