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Sunny Grilled Melon

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Sunny Grilled Melon

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preparation time

00:20 20min


Cooking time

00:06 6min


ingredients

  • 1 package (150 g) smoked chicken breast, shaved
  • 1 pint yellow cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 ½ tbsp. (22.5 ml) white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. (30 ml) olive oil (preferably fruity)
  • 1 small bunch lemon basil, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. (30 ml) liquid honey
  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) water
  • 4 slices seedless watermelon (about 1 ¼ in./3 cm thick)
  • ½ cup (125 ml) crème fraîche
  • 2 tbsp. (30 ml) toasted pine nuts

instructions

  1. Preheat barbecue on high.
  2. Place tomato halves in a bowl, add balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper and basil and mix well. Set aside.
  3. Pour the honey, lemon juice and water into a bowl and whisk to form a vinaigrette.
  4. Brush the melon slices on both sides with the honey lemon mixture and grill 3 minutes per side basting regularly.
  5. Place the melon slices on 4 plates and garnish with the chicken and the tomato mixture, drizzle over crème fraîche, sprinkle with pine nuts and serve immediately.