Watermelon and Ginger Margarita

Watermelon and Ginger Margarita

Ingredients

  • ½ cup chopped watermelon
  • small nub peeled fresh ginger, grated
  • 50ml tequila
  • 30ml lime
  • 30ml Cointreau
  • crystallised ginger and small wedge of watermelon, to garnish (optional)
  • SALT RIM
  • lime juice
  • pouring salt
Watermelon and ginger play very nicely together in this cooling margarita with added bite
  1. Salt rim: Squeeze lime juice onto a small plate and pour salt on to another, dip rim in lime then salt to coat the rim evenly.
  2. Blitz watermelon and ginger in a blender and fine strain into a cocktail shaker, pushing on the solids to extract juice. Discard solids.
  3. Add ice to shaker along with tequila, lime, Cointreau and shake well. Strain into salt-rimmed margarita glasses.
  4. Garnish with a piece of crystallised ginger and a small wedge of watermelon skewered on a cocktail stick.

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