Rating: 3 stars
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
  • 6 Ratings
Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • For salsa, in medium bowl combine watermelon, chopped pepper(s), and cilantro. Set aside

  • For rub, in small bowl combine salt, sugar, garlic powder, and chile pepper or chili powder. Rub onto ribs to coat. Grill, covered, directly over medium heat for 10 to 12 minutes, until 145°F (test with instant-read thermometer), turning once. Meanwhile, wrap tortillas in foil. Warm on grill during last 5 minutes of cooking time for ribs, turning once.

  • Transfer ribs to cutting board; let rest 2 minutes. Slice meat. Serve with tortillas and watermelon salsa.


salt, sugar, garlic powder and ground chipotle chili or regular chili powder


Wear gloves when handling hot peppers because Because volatile oils can burn skin and eyes. Wash immediately if hands touch seeds or membranes.

Change Up:

use a different melon, barbecue seasoning blend and flour tortillas. Could also replace pork with chicken.

Nutrition Facts

449 calories; fat 19g; cholesterol 105mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 38g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 5g; sugars 5g; protein 32g; vitamin a 534.5IU; vitamin c 14.2mg; thiamin 0.6mg; riboflavin 0.4mg; niacin equivalents 5.7mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 8.1mcg; vitamin b12 1.5mcg; sodium 420mg; potassium 694mg; calcium 101mg; iron 2.3mg.