The Kitchen Magician Creates a Spring Grilled Watermelon Salad on today's " Virginia This Morning"
April 19, 2017
The Kitchen Magician, Chef Ausar AriAnkh, visit CBS 6's " Virginia This Morning" today to share a light and delicious Grilled Watermelon Salad that is perfect for sunny spring days and warm summer nights!
Grilled Watermelon Salad
Salad Ingredients I small watermelon 3 tablespoon of olive oil Himalayan Sea Salt to taste Cracked Black Pepper to taste ½ cup crumbled feta cheese Juice of 1 lime Juice of ½ orange 1 cup of Baby Arugula 1 cup diced cucumber 1 cup of micro greens 2 cups of watercress 1 avocado diced ¼ cup of chopped fresh mint 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh thyme 1 cup of halved grape tomatoes Balsamic Glaze drizzled for garnish 1 piece of grilled pita bread for garnish
Couscous ingredients 1 ½ cup of couscous 2 cups of vegetable stock I minced garlic clove ¼ cup fresh chopped parsley ¼ cup minced onions 1 tablespoon of olive oil
Grilled Watermelon Salad • Slice watermelon into 3 inch by 3 inch squares about 1 inch thick • Drizzle olive oil on watermelon and grill on each side for two minutes • In a mixing bowl add lime juice, orange juice, salt and black pepper slowly drizzle in olive oil while whisking to make dressing • Combine remaining salad ingredients to the bowl and toss to coat the ingredients
Couscous • Add olive oil to medium high heat pan • Add onions and garlic and sauté until caramelized • Add vegetable stock and bring to boil • Add couscous to pan and stir until it is covered with liquid • Remove from heat and cover the pan with a lid • Let stand for 5 minutes then fluff with a fork • Add chopped parsley