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Grilled Cantaloupe

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This grilled cantaloupe with tajine is a gorgeous, simple recipe that makes an already delicious fruit really shine.

Grilling the cantaloupe deepens the flavor and adds a lovely char.

Grilled cantaloupe on a white serving plate.

Why You'll Love this Recipe

The grill caramelizes the cantaloupe to make it super sweet and deeply flavorful. The chili lime seasoning (tajin seasoning) gives it a delicious kick!

It's an easy dessert recipe or appetizer for a summer BBQ. It's light enough for a warm day or to enjoy after a larger meal.

A cantaloupe, bottle of tajin seasoning, olive oil, and honey on a marble background.

What You Need to Make Grilled Cantaloupe

You don't need much to make this fabulous recipe!

  • 1 ripe cantaloupe, cut into spears and rinds removed
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon tajin seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • optional toppings - additional tajin seasoning and flaky sea salt
Slices of cantaloupe on a black cutting board.

How to Make This Grilled Cantaloupe Recipe

  • Heat grill (or grill pan) to high heat.
  • Brush the cantaloupe slices with olive oil and sprinkle the tajin seasoning on top.
  • Place the cantaloupe on the grill and cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, or until dark grill marks appear. After both sides have been grilled, remove and let rest for 3 minutes.
  • Drizzle the honey across the cantaloupe and top with additional tajin seasoning (if desired) or a sprinkle of sea salt.
A serving plate with slices of grilled cantaloupe.

Other Fruity Desserts You'll Love

If you’re a fan of fruity desserts, I’d also recommend you check out some of my other recipes:

I hope you enjoy this quick grilled cantaloupe recipe! Let me know if you make it!

Yield: 4 servings

Grilled Cantaloupe

Grilled cantaloupe on a white serving plate.

This grilled cantaloupe with tajine is a gorgeous, simple recipe that makes an already delicious fruit really shine.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Additional Time 2 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe cantaloupe, cut into spears and rinds removed
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon tajin seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • optional toppings - additional tajin seasoning and flaky sea salt

Instructions

  1. Heat grill (or grill pan) to high heat. 
  2. Brush the cantaloupe slices with olive oil and sprinkle the tajin seasoning on top. 
  3. Place the cantaloupe on the grill and cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, or until dark grill marks appear. After both sides have been grilled, remove and let rest for 3 minutes.
  4. Drizzle the honey across the cantaloupe and top with additional tajin seasoning (if desired) or a sprinkle of sea salt. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 71Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 540mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 2gSugar: 14gProtein: 1g

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