Grilled Watermelon Salad

CHEF’S TIP: Replace the rocket with cos lettuce if desired.

Serves 4


  • 5 slices watermelon
  • 90g Danish feta, cut into chunks      
  • wild rocket
  • fresh mint
  • balsamic glaze for drizzling
  • coarse black pepper


  1. Remove the rind and then cut the watermelon into thick wedges. Heat a grilling pan on very high heat until smoking. Grill watermelon wedges for 1 minute each side until lines appear. Turn over and repeat on other side. Set aside. 
  2. Place the rocket on a platter.
  3. Top with the grilled wedges.
  4. Dot the feta over the watermelon. 
  5. Shred the mint very finely and then sprinkle over the top.
  6. Grind black pepper over the salad.
  7. Just before serving, drizzle with balsamic glaze.