Fox 8 Recipe Box: Grilled Watermelon & Scallop Canapes

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CLEVELAND, Oh -- Have you ever tasted grilled watermelon? The refreshing fruit actually is a great ingredient to add to your grilling season recipe box!

Fox 8's Wayne Dawson and Kristi Capel got a grilling lesson from Whole Foods Rocky River chef Katherine Horvath.

Click here to learn more about Whole Foods Rocky River.

Grilled Watermelon and Scallop Canapes
4 – Sea Scallops
1 – Small Seedless Watermelon- Cut into small rounds
Hydroponic Watercress
¼ C. – Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper to taste

Blueberry Vinaigrette

1/4 C. – Champagne Vinegar
1 C. – Canola Oil
6 oz. – Blueberries
½ - Lemon
3-4 – Mint Leaves
Salt and Pepper to taste

Combine vinegar, blueberries, lemon juice, mint, salt & pepper in a blender. Start to blend and while it is mixing slowly pour in oil at a consistent, steady stream until everything is completely incorporated.

Sprinkle olive oil and s&p onto watermelon and scallops. When the grill is nice and hot, place scallops and watermelon on the grill. After about two minutes give them a quarter turn and continue the same on the other side. (Note: Only want to grill watermelon just until it starts to release its natural juiciness)

Lightly toss watercress with a little olive oil and s&p. Place grilled watermelon on top of greens, top watermelon with grilled scallop, drizzle with blueberry vinaigrette.




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