Watermelon Margarita Cocktail
- Yield: 4
- Servings: 4
- Prep Time: 5m
- Cook Time: 15m
- Ready In: 20m
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Watermelon margarita cocktail.Tequila based mixed drink.Delicious combination of fresh fruits and tequila.
- 1/2 cup (125 g) granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) water
- zest of 1 orange
- 4 cups (1 kg) watermelon,cubed
- 2 cups (500 g) strawberries,cleaned and hulled
- 1½ cups (370 ml) tequila
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) orange liqueur
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) freshly squeezed lime juice
- salt and sugar for trimming
- cubed watermelon and fresh blueberries for garnish
In a small sauce pan,combine water,sugar and orange zest. Mix well and bring mixture to a boil. Boil for about 1-2 minutes (just to dissolve sugar). Remove from the heat,strain out orange zest and set aside. Allow to cool completely.
Meanwhile,in a blender,combine cubed watermelon and strawberries. Blend until smooth. Pour mixture over the strainer into a large bowl to remove solids.
Return juice to a blender,add remaining ingredients and blend well. Pour mixture into a pitcher and refrigerate for 2 hours.
In a small mixing bowl,combine salt and sugar. Stir well. Put salt and sugar mixture on a plate. Rub the rim of glasses with a quarter lime slice and dip them into the salt/sugar.
Pour watermelon mixture into a glasses filled with cubed ice. Garnish with watermelon cubes and fresh blueberries.