Cinco de Mayo Watermelon Margarita

Renée G.


Save some watermelon chunks in your freezer to enjoy this for Cinco de Mayo, when fresh watermelon is out of season.


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    1 tbsp. kosher salt
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    1 oz. ounce fresh lime juice, plus 1 lime wedge for glass
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    1½ cups cubed seeded watermelon, plus 1 small wedge for serving
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    2 sprigs mint
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    2 oz. tequila (can also use vodka)
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    ¾ oz. simple syrup

How to Make Cinco de Mayo Watermelon Margarita


  1. Place salt on a small plate. Rub rim of a margarita coupe with lime wedge; dip in salt. Set aside.
  2. Muddle watermelon cubes and mint in a cocktail shaker until watermelon breaks up into small pieces and releases its juice. Add tequila, simple syrup, and lime juice.
  3. Fill shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is frosty, about 30 seconds.
  4. Strain into prepared glass and garnish with watermelon wedge.

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About Cinco de Mayo Watermelon Margarita

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American

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