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Grilled watermelon salsa is one of my staples for grilling season

Grilled Watermelon Salsa

Chef Adriana Martin
Grilled watermelon salsa is one of my staples for grilling season. Watermelon is now in season, it is less expensive and has a yummy sweet flavor to make an out of this world salsa.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican Cuisine
Servings 3 cups


  • 2 slices of grilled watermelon and then diced
  • 1 cup chopped purple onion
  • 2 chopped jalapeños
  • 1 green lemon
  • 1 bunch ofcilantro
  • 2 tablespoons aged Cotija cheese
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash the watermelon and cut two thick slices of the fruit. Grill the watermelon on both sides for 3 to 4 minutes until getting the grill marks. Cut into cubes and place in a bowl.
  • Add the chopped jalapeño, the red onion, the lemon juice and stir.
  • Season with salt to taste and add the chopped cilantro.
  • Add the salsa to a concave half of watermelon to use as a decorative bowl on the table.
  • Finish with the grated Cotija cheese and place on the table.


Keep the salsa in the refrigerator until you're ready to serve.
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