Ginger-Glazed Grilled Honeydew

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


6 servings

Updated: Sep. 23, 2023
If you've never grilled fruit like this before, you're in for a real treat! I love the idea of cooking everything from appetizers to desserts on the grill. This grilled honeydew recipe is sweet and really light. —Jacqui Correa, Landing, New Jersey
Ginger-Glazed Grilled Honeydew Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/4 cup peach preserves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 medium honeydew melon, cut into 2-inch cubes


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients. Thread honeydew onto 6 metal or soaked wooden skewers; brush with half the glaze.
  2. On a lightly oiled rack, grill honeydew, covered, over medium-high heat or broil 4 in. from the heat just until melon begins to soften and brown, 4-6 minutes, turning and basting frequently with remaining glaze.
Health tip
  • These honeydew skewers are a sweet (and delicious) way to get a healthy dose of vitamin C and potassium.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 skewer: 101 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 18mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 starch.