Inspired by playfulcooking.com
8 oz 4Earth Farms™ Organic Shishito Peppers
1 medium watermelon, peeled and cut into 2" cubes
Fresh mint leaves
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp 4Earth Farms Organic Lemon zest
1 tbsp 4Earth Farms Organic Lemon juice
1 tbsp honey
½ tsp ground paprika
½ tsp kosher salt
½ tsp ground black pepper
2 tbsp finely chopped fresh mint
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Dry Rub for Watermelon
2 tsp sugar
½ tsp salt
½ tsp cumin powder
½ tsp paprika powder
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 20 min
1 Combine all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until it forms a smooth sauce.
2 Combine all the dry rub ingredients in a small bowl and mix.
3 Preheat oven to 400º F. Toss shishito peppers in a bowl with oil and kosher salt until well coated.
4 On a cookie sheet, spread coated shishitos evenly. Place in oven, roast, and toss occasionally until soft and slightly charred (about 15 minutes).
5 Preheat grill plate or BBQ. Sprinkle dry rub on both sides of the watermelon and place on the hot grill. Grill about 3 minutes on each side until lightly charred.
6 Plate watermelon and shishitos, drizzle with dressing, and garnish with fresh mint leaves. Serve immediately.
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